(UNDATED) - It's that time of year when grass fires break out on an almost daily basis and a large one took place Friday afternoon on 600 East near Angola Motor Speedway. Nearly a dozen fire departments from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio had to be called in to battle the blaze which was reported at 2670 North 600 East just after 2:00pm. The speedway property was not threatened by the fire. Among the department called were crews from Angola, Metz, Ashley, Fremont, Hudson, Orland, Pleasant Lake, Hamilton, Montgomery, Florence Township, Northwest Township and Butler. The last crew cleared the scene at about 5:45pm.