Gunshot sparks brush fire in Cape Girardeau Co. - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Gunshot sparks brush fire in Cape Girardeau Co.

Don Frazier (Source: Don Frazier/KFVS) Don Frazier (Source: Don Frazier/KFVS)

The Millersvile Fire Department is reporting that a fire broke out in a field on Cape County Road 458 & Sugar Tree Lane.

A preliminary investigation suggests the owner of the property was out with his shot gun and fired it. The blast from the gun caught the brush on fire in the five-acre field.

Jackson, Millersville and North Cape County fire crews were all on scene working put to the fire out.

Crews are reporting the fire is out now.

We will continue to provide more details as they become available.

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