Over 50 Firefighters Battle Field Fire North of Yankton Thursday

Over fifty firefighters from five area departments battled a major blaze that broke out in a field six miles north of Yankton at 1:00 yesterday.

Yankton Deputy Fire Chief Larry Nickles gave KYNT News this report.

Nickles says they were on the scene for over six consecutive hours yesterday.  Late in the afternoon, a fire broke out along the James River which was fought by units from Wakonda, Volin and Vermillion.