Firefighters of Hannibal Rural Fire Protection District responded at 5:13 p.m. to a report of a grass fire at 53335 Trabue Lane in New London.
Firefighters arrived to find that the owner, Dixie Roberts had been burning a pond bank. Roberts stated that the wind spread the fire beyond her control. Firefighters extinguished the fire that had spread to about one acre in size. Firefighters were on the scene for 30 minutes.
There were no injuries reported.