Cause of Sturgeon Fire Announced

The Little Dixie Fire Protection District has released the cause of a massive fire just north of Sturgeon on Audrain County Road 161 yesterday afternoon. [Wednesday]

According to a release, when fire crews arrived, they found a house, shed, vehicle, propane tank and approximately 5 acres of grassland burning.

The cause of the fire appears to be a spark from an outdoor wood stove.

Little Dixoe and the Boone County Fire Protection District responded to the call with total of 15 firefighters and 7 pieces of fire apparatus.

The damage was extensive, and there were no injuries reported

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