Low humidity, gusty winds turning small fires into big problems
ST. CLAIR, MO (KTVI)– Fire danger is extremely high in the St. Louis area because of gusty winds and very low humidity.
In St. Clair, Missouri, firefighters spent the afternoon trying to contain a 20 acre brushfire while firefighters in Barnhart faced a fast- moving mobile home fire very close to a wooded area.
Firefighters in Arnold had to deal with a house fire that they feared could spread to nearby homes because the wind.
No one was hurt in any of those fires.