(KMOV) – Firefighters responded to a large brush fire in St. Clair County late Tuesday night.
According to officials, firefighters from Villa Hills responded just before midnight to the 100 block of Hickory Lake in Belleville.
Officials say that the fire was in a revealing behind a house where a homeowner was burning a stump earlier in the day. Officials believe that the fire may have rekindled after being put out earlier.
Firefighters say that they have recently responded to “numerous” other brush fires around the St. Clair County area.