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Dry and windy a recipe for field fires

Conditions are favorable for field fires in some parts of the Corn Belt.

Eastern Nebraska farmer Mitch Oswald says sparking a blaze is a major concern this year.

“It wouldn’t take much with as quick as this stuff has been drying down to lose a corn field to a fire.”

He tells Brownfield there was a close call in his area recently.

“We had a neighbor of ours, they had a guy out working on a pivot and his pickup started a (fire).

Dry and windy a recipe for field fires