Fire crews join forces to fight Lee’s Summit grass fire

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — Several fire departments are working together to put out a grass fire in Lee’s Summit near Highway 50 and Milton-Thompson Road.

The Prairie Township Fire Protection District fought the fire that began as a ‘controlled burn’ but then got out of control. The fire ended up burning 25 acres, but no homes or structures were damaged and there were no injuries.

Below are some of the pictures our FOX4 news crew took from a distance: