Building fire spreads to nearby field in Fairmont City

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FAIRMONT CITY, IL (KTVI)- A building fire in Fairmont City spread to a nearby field Saturday, creating a lot of smoke. Drivers are reporting seeing a large plume of smoke as they approach Downtown St. Louis from both sides of the Mississippi River.

Firefighters are working to keep the blaze, which started at 6200 Collinsville Road, under control.