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Fire crews are continuing to monitor hot spots in Battle Creek, Neb. following Sunday afternoon's cornfield fire


BATTLE CREEK, Neb. (KTIV) - Fire crews are continuing to mop up hot spots in Battle Creek following Sunday afternoon's large cornfield fire.

Battle Creek Fire Chief Cleon Schwede said that right now crews are focusing on putting out spots that are still smoldering.

Monday afternoon crews were working to assess what they plan to to do with the silage pile, roughly the size of a football field, that is still smoldering.

Calls for response to the a cornfield fire just northwest of town came in just after 12:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Chief Schwede said that crews, as of Monday morning, have no indication on the cause of the fire.

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