Suffolk Firefighters battle blaze in wheat field

Suffolk Firefighters battle blaze in wheat field

Suffolk Firefighters battle blaze in wheat field

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on June 29, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Updated Sunday, Jun 29 at 5:25 PM

SUFFOLK -- Firefighters had their hands full on Sunday afternoon as they fought a brush fire in a wheat field in the 5800 block of O’Kelly Drive in the rural Holland area of Suffolk

The call for this came in at around 3:25 p.m. and the first units arrived at 3:31.

Approximately 25 acres were burned.  A news release said the cause of the fire was determined to be due to an issue with the combine that was working the field. 

The fire was under control at 4:09 p.m.

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