JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — About 7:15 a.m. Jasper County Emergency 911 were alerted to reports of a trailer of hay bales on fire near Baseline Blvd and County Road 210.
Tri-Cities Fire and Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.
A Ford F-350 was hauling a gooseneck trailer with about 320 square hay bales. The truck pulled southbound onto CR210 and unhooked from the trailer.
A steady 15 mph wind out of the south kept the flames smoldering and smoke billowing out of the bay as Tri-Cities attempted to extinguish it over time. Evening after an hour and a half it was still blocking the road.
The trailer was a loss. The deck burned. All tires burned off.
- CR210 was closed:
- North at Baseline
- South at Pine
No one was injured.
S&S Towing from Jasper towed the 32-foot trailer from the scene.
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