Fires reported near Piedmont

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PIEDMONT, MO (KFVS) - Several people are reporting a forest fire in the Piedmont area.

Clearwater is one of several fire departments on the scene.

Crews are battling an approximately two mile long brush fire. The fire is right around highway AA just off of Route 49.

Also, there was also a fire in Piedmont that damaged a home.

Fire crews say they have that fire contained.

The house fire started in the kitchen, according to officials. The structure fire didn't have anything to do with the field fires.

Officials say the house was destroyed.

The U.S. Forest Service says there were no controlled burns set by them on Wednesday.

Their crews were out planting trees.

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