Firefighters tackling raging blaze on corn field

Firefighters are tackling yet another blaze in a Wakefield corn field.

Monday, 6th August 2018, 3:29 pm
Updated Monday, 6th August 2018, 3:33 pm
Picture supplied by Helen Lodge.

The fire is raging on land behind Fitzwilliam Primary School, just off Ella Street.

Emergency services are at the scene and the incident is ongoing.

This is the third corn field fire in less than a week.

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Over £15K of damage caused by flames ‘as high as houses’ during devastating blazeFire crews attended a 300-metre patch of land that was on fire at East Street in Havercroft, near Wakefield, yesterday night (Sunday).

Firefighters tackle corn field fire near WakefieldAnd on Wednesday last week, 10 crews were called to tackle a massive crop fire near Sandal Castle, leading to homes being evacuated.

Updates to follow.