A haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.
The first one broke out at 58th Street and Forest. Around the same time, a house just a few blocks away caught fire at 61st Street and Forest.
No evacuations needed yet, but flames are only 10% contained.
Shell casings recovered, but no initial report of injuries.
Democratic House whip coming to Carnahan’s aid.
Shuttle offers alternative for getting around massive Forest Park.