Firefighters were battling a large brush fire Saturday near 59th Street and State Avenue in Kansas City, Kan.
According to a tweet about 4:15 p.m. from Kansas City, Kan. Fire Chief John Paul Jones, five pumper and two brush trucks were used to fight the fire.
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Jones tweeted the blaze was a “large wind-driven, brush fire.”
Dry conditions also contributed to the spread of the fire, Jones said.
It was not known Saturday afternoon how the fire started.