Training range fire under control at Army post

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) — Officials at southern Missouri’s Fort Leonard Wood say a fire that broke out Sunday afternoon has consumed about 1,500 acres of woods and grassland.

The fire was still burning in several small spots Tuesday on the sprawling Army post. But Leonard Wood Fire Chief Jeffrey Sukalski says it’s well under control.

No structural damage or injuries have been reported. Sulaski says about 60 personnel were fighting the fire Tuesday.


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