Brush fires hundreds of miles away bring smoke odor to St. Louis - KMOV.com

Brush fires hundreds of miles away bring smoke odor to St. Louis area

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Map regarding smoke from ongoing wildfires (Credit: National Weather Service / Twitter) Map regarding smoke from ongoing wildfires (Credit: National Weather Service / Twitter)

WEST COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The West County Fire Department said there was a smell of smoke in the area Thursday due to brush fires hundreds of miles away.

The Missouri Department of Conservation advised the department the odor stemmed from smoke being produced in natural cover and brush fires that were being pushed by a cold front through the area.

No other information has been released.

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