Brush Fire Closes Highway Near Pacific, MO

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PACIFIC, MO (KTVI) – The road between I-44 & highway 100 is closed so firefighters can fight a brush fire.  That road is named “OO”.  So far no homes have been threatened.  The fire is about a half mile from the road. But, firefighters closed the highway because they need it as a staging ground.

Crews are using off road vehicles to get to the blaze. Firefighters believe it will take a couple hours to get under control.  Investigators don’t yet know what caused it.