Eight different fire departments called to stop Metro East fire - KMOV.com

Eight different fire departments called to stop Metro East fire

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Multiple fire crews responded to a brush fire in East St. Louis on Sunday. (Credit:KMOV) Multiple fire crews responded to a brush fire in East St. Louis on Sunday. (Credit:KMOV)

Fire crews on both sides of the river were called to fight multiple brush fires caused by fierce winds Sunday afternoon.

Officials responded to 6th and Cook St. in East St. Louis around 2 p.m. to battle flames near Afton Chemical Plant, which makes petroleum chemicals.

Firefighters from eight different departments worked to contain the fire.

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