KMZU has received reports of a large structure fire north of Lamonte off highway 127.fire 2

A fire fighter with the Sedalia Fire Department has confirmed the Lamonte Volunteer Fire Department with mutual aid from the Pettis County Fire Department are responding to a large building fire 6 miles north of Lamonte on Highway 127.

Reportedly a sheet metal building approximately 40 x 60 feet in size is engulfed with multiple surrounding buildings in danger.

KCP & L has been called to the scene for disconnection of services.

Motorists travelling this direction are urged to use caution and steer clear of the scene if possible.

We will continue to monitor the situation and bring you more details as they are released.