PICTURES: Firefighters battle grass fire north of Willard

NEAR WILLARD, Mo. -- Several fire departments battled a grass fire near Willard Friday.

The fire is off of Highway Z and Farm Road 60 about four miles north of Willard. The area is full of wide-open farmland, hayfields and pastures.

Firefighters from Willard, Ebenezer and Ash Grove are battling the fire. Firefighters must also watch for underground 'wet spots' so trucks do not get stuck.