That Smoke you have been seeing across the Lake area since yesterday is coming from two different fires.

According to numerous area Fire Protection Districts, the main source of the smoke is actually a controlled burn in several locations across the Missouri and Arkansas Border.

Strong winds carried the smoke north, affecting cities all across the Ozarks.

A local brush fire also broke out on the west side, officials with the Gravois Fire Protection District say no one was injured.

Mid-County Fire Chief Scott Frandsen will be joining Christian Blood on the Morning Magazine later this morning to talk about fire safety across the Lake.

This is a developing story and we’ll have more details as the day progresses.

 

****Additional info on the local fire……

 

GFPD crews responded to a 2nd Alarm, 600 acre wild land fire in the area of Cup Tree Road and Bluff Road shortly after 3:30pm Monday Afternoon. No structures were damaged, and no injuries were reported. Crews cleared the scene shortly after 9pm. Thanks to the following agencies for their assistance!
Sunrise Beach FPD
Stover FPD
Versailles Rural FPD
Mid-County FPD
Ivy Bend FD
MO Dept. of Conservation
Lake West EMS
Morgan CO 911
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