UPDATE: Union County fire contained, highway now open

UPDATE: Union County fire contained, highway now open

UNION COUNTY (KFDA) - Highway 56/412 is now back open in both directions following a grass fire in Union County.

Earlier today, drivers in Union County were advised to find alternate routes due to a grass fire along Highway 56/412.

The Union County Sheriff's Office had to close Highway 56/412 at mile marker 92 in both directions as crews fought the blaze.

The fire is now contained, and traffic has returned to normal.

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