OSAGE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A man dumped burning hay bales on the side of the road near Barnsdall Monday evening to keep his trailer from catching on fire. 

The Barnsdall Fire Department says the driver was hauling 14 bales when the hay somehow caught fire. He stopped and dumped the bales off the trailer starting a small grass fire.  

Firefighters arrived a short time later and put out the fire.

They say no one was injured. The trailer was not damaged.