Large Controlled Fires Emit Smoke Throughout Boone County

2 years 11 months 1 week ago March 17, 2014 Mar 17, 2014 Monday, March 17 2014 Monday, March 17, 2014 4:01:00 PM CDT in News
By: Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - Boone County Emergency Management issued a statement Monday afternoon that said two large controlled fires were burning in southern Boone County, emitting thick, heavy smoke and blowing around the county.

Crews ensured the fires are part of an intentional burn and are not dangerous.

Dispatchers told KOMU 8 News the fires are located at the intersection of Route J and Highway 40, and the Three Creeks Conservation Area off Myers Lane.

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