Fire Burns Small Area of Harvested Field

BEATRICE –  Beatrice Rural Firefighters were sent to a harvest-related fire east of the city Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters were summoned to a field about three-and-a-half miles east of Beatrice, off the north side of U.S. Highway 136.

Fire burned a small area of ground in a field where corn harvesting was taking place.   Firefighters, trucks and grass rigs were sent to the scene between 4:00 and 4:30 p.m.   Firefighters were on scene for about an hour.DSCN1579