BREAKING NEWS Murder charges filed against Garland Nelson in case of missing Wisconsin brothers Full Story

Firefighters put out large trash fire on southside of St. Joseph

Firefighters put out a large trash fire on the southside of St. Joseph Thursday night.

Posted: Jan 4, 2019 2:06 AM
Updated: Jan 4, 2019 2:06 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Firefighters put out a large trash fire on the southside of St. Joseph Thursday night.

People reported seeing a massive fire next to the railroad tracks around 10 p.m., Thursday near King Hill Avenue and Lake Boulevard. St. Joseph Fire Department put out the blaze but smoke could be seen blanketing the Stockyards hours after.

According to SJFD, the area is an illegal dumping site and the fire looked large because it fed on the trash in the area.

Firefighters on the scene said the fire looked worse than it was and that there were no injuries.

Article Comments

Saint Joseph
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 66°
Maryville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 63°
Savannah
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 66°
Cameron
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 64°
Fairfax
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 63°
Temperatures out the door this morning are in the 40s and as a weak disturbance works its way through the area, we could see a sprinkle or two but nothing more than that this morning. Temperatures this afternoon are going to be near average for this time of year.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events