Jasper firefighters on Wednesday afternoon quickly handled a small fire behind Walgreens at the intersection of Highways 96 and 190.

It was reported early in the noon hour that cardboard boxes and other materials were burning next to a dumpster.

Firemen arrived to find that most of the fire had already burned out.

It’s unknown what caused the blaze to break out.

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