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About 65 acres of fields catch fire in Scott County

SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Six fire departments were on the scene in Scott County on March 12, 2011 battling around 65 acres of field fires.

The location was on County Road 250 just east of Oran.

No word on what started the fires, but it is believed the wind, and the low humidity levels contributed to the fire spreading so fast.

Fire crews on the scene said no structures were at the risk of burning.

It did damage the grounds of an area paint ball business.

There were no injuries reported.

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