Grass fire near Anola destroys farm building and home
A grassfire raged out of control and burnt down a home in Anola Saturday.
All three Springfield fire halls were on scene as the fire swept through a farm site, said Deputy Fire Commissioner Robert Pike.
A home, barn and sheds all caught fire. Pike said the fire is now under control.
Witnesses in the area said tankers were on scene at Highway 15 outside of Anola.
The fire had been burning since about noon, according to a witness at the scene.