Crews Contain Fire in Mark Twain National ForestCrews fought the fire for more than a week before declaring it contained Monday at slightly more than 1,100 acres.
Crews "Mopping Up" Near Mark Twain Forest FireOfficials say southern Mo. blaze is partially contained.
Fire Threat Prompts Emergency Ops Center Activation 550 acres of the Mark Twain National Forest already have burned, and approximately 2,000 additional acres are at risk.
Forest Fire Hinders Travel on Interstate 44 near Rolla High winds were blowing the flames across the highway
Arson Suspected in Several Mark Twain Forest FiresThe timing and proximity of the fires is suspicious, leading investigators to believe an arsonist started them.

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