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Firefighters extinguish hay bale fire

Osage County hay bale fire
ABC 17 News
Osage County Fire Protection District crews battling a blaze in Taos Monday.

TAOS, Mo. (KMIZ)

Firefighters said no injuries were reported after crews extinguished a hay bale fire southeast of Jefferson City on Monday night.

The Osage Fire Protection District responded to the 8000 block of Liberty Road before 6 p.m. Crews said 35 hay bales were on fire 10 feet away from a metal building.

TAOS, MISSOURI January 6, 2020 - At 5:51 PM the Osage Fire Protection District was dispatched to a large outdoor fire...

Posted by Osage Fire Protection District on Monday, January 6, 2020

Firefighters were able to put out the fire on the outside of the bales, but a fire protection district spokesman said the inside of the bales were still smoldering. The property owner moved the smoking bales with a tractor to another area, crews continued putting out the smoldering bales.

Firefighters are investigating what caused the fire. About 30 firefighters and nine fire apparatuses responded to the fire.

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Katie Greathouse

Katie Greathouse is the assistant news director for ABC 17 News.

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