Fire crews tackle field blaze

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FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in a corn field in Crofton.

Two crews from Wakefield Station and one from Normanton Station were called just before noon today. (Thursday)

It took firefighters more than an hour to bring the fire, in a field off Priory Ridge, under control.

Wakefield Station’s Watch Commander Mick Ferries said the exact cause of the fire was not known but it was not believed to be suspicious.