Moderate Fire Conditions for Northeast Missouri

Shelbina firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire yesterday afternoon along Highway 36 in Shelbina. Approximately 200 feet of grass burnt along the highway. The Missouri Department of Conservation is reporting moderate fire conditions for northeast Missouri. As the nice weather continues, they remind you to monitor wind conditions and relative humidity prior to burning. Also, when conducting a controlled burn, remember to call Central Dispatch at 660-665-5621 to advise them of the burn in the event of an emergency.