Rolla, Mo (KSDK) -- Two of the fires burning in the Mark Twain National Forestare 100-percent contained, according to Bill Paxton, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The 48-acre Madison fire is located just west of Higdon, Missouri, and about seven miles north and east of Fredericktown. This fire was caused by a spark from mowing equipment hitting a rock. An historic schoolhouse, outbuilding, and several abandoned vehicles were lost.
The 622-acre East End Fire is approximately six miles east of Bixby, Missouri on both sides of Missouri Highway 32. This fire is suspected arson, and is under investigation by law enforcement.
A team of 76 people have been battling the blazes.
There are no reports of injuries.
Firefighters continue to battle thethe Big Bottom Fire, the largest fire in the forest estimated at 250 acres. The fire is located approximately six miles east of Alton, Missouri. Containment is estimated at 45-percent.