Firefighters battle massive blaze near Scott Air Force Base
(KMOV.com) – Firefighters were on the scene of a shed fire near Scott Air Force Base Monday evening.
Authorities said the fire broke around 5:00 p.m. near a shed in 4400 block of Illinois State Route 161 . Firefighters said the fire started as a grass fire but then spread to the shed, a house, and three nearby RVs.
The shed and RVs were destroyed. Route 161 near the scene was closed for several hours, but has since re-opened. A cause has yet to be determined.