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.