Little Dixie Fire Protection District responded to a natural cover fire that consumed around 5 acres of field yesterday afternoon in the 10 thousand block of Highway NN in Audrain County.
Fire crews arrived on scene and found heavy smoke. The fire spread to properties owned by 2 neighbors.
Firefighters were able to attack the head of the fire and flames were under control quickly.
Several large trees had to be cut down because of fire in the upper portion of the trees.
The blaze was caused when the property owner was burning trash, and the blaze became out of control.
There were no injuries reported in the incident.