Firefighters Respond to Brush Fire

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BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Fire Department responded to a brush fire around 4 p.m. Friday near Old Highway 63 and Highway 128.

Firefighters told KOMU 8 the property owner called 911 after his dog alerted him of the fire. A spark from a chainsaw is the likely cause. 

Passengers on Highway 63 said they could see smoke from the road.

Firefighters said numerous fires hit the mid-Missouri area on Friday.   They blame the fires on dry weather.