by Sam Clanton
LAMPE, Mo. – Southern Stone County firefighters respond to the MoDOT maintenance facility on Highway 86 in Lampe on a report of an electrical fire in progress.
Public Information Officer Eric Nielsen says crews helped MoDOT employees contain flames spreading from the main power line to the building…
While on scene in Lampe, firefighters were called to the western end of the district, on Highway 173 north of Flat Creek near Cape Fair, on a report of a possible vehicle fire.
Nielsen says crews arrived to find a small grass fire near the point where a vehicle ran into a power pole. Firefighters and state troopers quickly extinguished the flames.
The crash caused a temporary power outage for White River Valley Electric customers in the vicinity.