1,110 acre fire in MO - Cairo bridge back open - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

1,110 acre fire in MO - Cairo bridge back open

First Alert Weather Update:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms could develop tonight. Grant and Laura have your forecast tonight on Heartland News.

What we are working on:

A 1,141-acre wildfire is currently burning in Reynolds County, about a mile southwest of Black, Missouri. Holly Brantley zeroes in on how firefighters are trying to stop it.

A woman is taking the city to task over dangerous dogs after getting more than 32,000 signatures. Nick Chabarria explains.

Do you use Craigslist or a local community swap for buying and selling goods?  A man ended up dead after posting a car for sale on Craigslist. Allison Twaits has some tips before your next purchase. 

The aging Du Quoin pool is in need of repairs, but the city's budget is full. Rae Daniel explains.

Car crashes, condemned buildings and serious injuries are all things that emergency crews experience on a daily basis. Loreto Cruz says some medical students at SIUC learned that first-hand today.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the US 51 Ohio River Cairo bridge is back open. It had been closed at the request of the US Coast Guard.


Would your smoke detector actually wake your children? Don't miss Crystal Britt's I-Team report tonight at 10.

Have a great night -

James Long

Kfvs12.com Web Producer

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