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BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Fire District responded to a small debris fire west of Columbia.

The fire broke out behind a home in the 3100 block of State Highway O. A controlled burn of trash and debris in a ditch got out of control, according to Fire District Lt. Shawn Noordsy. One Boone County unit and multiple other vehicles responded to the fire and kept it contained.

Noordsy said people should avoid doing controlled burns in extremely dry conditions.