Large grass fire reported near Canton

Firefighters from all over Northeast Missouri are being dispatched to a large grass fire southwest of Canton.

Lewis County 911 called for all available personnel from departments in Canton, Monticello, LaGrange and the surrounding area.

The fire is on about 20-acres of land along 316th Ave. near Route P and the Oak Street exit off of Highway 61.

Firefighters said the fire started as a control burn. The wind caused the fire to spread.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.