WINFIELD, Mo. (KMOV) – Authorities contained a large brush fire that swept through parts of Winfield on Wednesday.
Officials said the fire broke out near the intersections of Highway Y and Highway W around 3 p.m.
Fire departments from Winfield, Lincoln County, Elsberry and Old Monroe were on the scene battling the blaze.
Authorities said a trailer park was thought to be in danger at one point, but crews were able to contain the fire before it became an issue.
About 100 acres of brush and wheat fields were burned in total, according to officials.