Reynolds County fire, Route 21 back open

REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Route 21 is back open after fires in Reynolds County Wednesday forced officials to shut it down.

According to the Reynolds County Sheriff's Office, Route 21 was shut down between Highway 34 to Route D.

Crews in Doniphan spent most of Wednesday fighting fires in Ripley County.

A Doniphan police officer says one fire broke out on the on the western side of J Highway and caused several evacuations.

He also says there have been fires on the east and north sides of the county as well.

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