Boone County Fire responds to shed fire on Highway 40 near Rocheport

4 months 1 week 20 hours ago Saturday, December 16 2017 Dec 16, 2017 Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:04:00 AM CST December 16, 2017 in News
By: Lauren Petterson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Daniel Perreault, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - Firefighters responded to a shed fire off of Highway 40 near Rocheport Saturday morning.

Boone County Fire Protection District officials said when they got to the scene, a group of hunters were using garden hoses to keep the fire away from the house next to it.

Gale Blomenkamp with Boone County Fire said the shed was a total loss. The house was not damaged.

Firefighters responded to the fire at about 7:45 a.m. At about 9:30 a.m., firefighters told KOMU 8 News the fire was under control.

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