CHATHAM TOWNSHIP -- A fire Monday afternoon destroyed 60 to 80 acres of field and forest in Medina County.

According to firefighters, a call came in just before 4 p.m. about a grass fire at 80458 Coon Club Road.

The fire spread to an old Christmas tree farm. Firefighters estimated 50 percent of the pine trees in the area were destroyed.

A firefighter was taken to the hospital for exhaustion. The cause remains under investigation.

Firefighters from nine departments responded.