Fire crews respond to field fire in Meridianville

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MERIDIANVILLE, Ala. - Fire crews responded to a field fire in Meridianville at around 5 PM on Patton Lane. Hazel Green, Toney, Moores Mill and Bobo fire departments responded.

The owner of the field says that 30 out of 60 acres were burned. Double-crop soy beans were planted in the field with an investment of about $200 per acre.

The field harvested wheat in June, while the soy was newly-planted.

Crews say they are still investigating the cause of the fire.