Nicole Cooke | Democrat Firefighters run to contain a section of fire that began to spread due to high winds around 3:30 p.m. Thursday at a brush fire on Fowler Road in Hughesville. The Hughesville and Houstonia fire departments, along with officers from the Pettis County Fire Protection District, responded to the fire just after 2 p.m. Thursday.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Crews from the Hughesville and Houstonia fire departments and the Pettis County Fire Protection District prepare to hose down a section of fire that spread across the field due to high winds on Thursday. By 4 p.m. the fire was mostly contained, with only small grass fires throughout the field.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat The grass along state Highway T is charred and smoke covers the road after a large brush fire in a field at Highway T and Fowler Road in Hughesville on Thursday afternoon.
By Nicole Cooke