Field fire becomes major concern for driver safety

PUXICO, MO (KAIT) – Fire crews in Stoddard County received a wake-up call to another field fire on Thursday morning.

According to the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department, firefighters put out the blaze shortly after 3:00 a.m. Firemen say the fire was on Highway 51 just south of Puxico.

Earlier this week, heavy smoke from a field fire hanging over Highway 60 in Stoddard County caused a multi car pile-up.

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