Bellevue Forest Fire Forces Educational Farm Evacuation
(4-21-14) Fire crews from Omaha and Bellevue spent hours on Saturday fighting a large brush fire which forced the evacuation of a farm and educational complex that houses dozens of animals. Crews managed to bring 20 foot flames under control, but still were putting out hot spots Sunday morning. The Fontenelle Forest fire in Bellevue forced the evacuation of the Gifford Farm, an educational complex housing dozens of animals. The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.