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Wind plays a factor in Malden fire

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

In Malden there was a large fire along Crowley's Ridge, off of County Road 118.

Fire crews say the blaze is now under control.

No word on exactly how many acres burned, but there were initial reports it may have affected a couple hundred acres.

One home caught on fire but crews put it out before it caused significant damage.

No official word yet on a cause but wind was definitely a factor.

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