Combine sparks fire in Clarkston

Cache fire crews responded to a fire in a wheat field about two miles north of Clarkston this afternoon.The fire was reported at about 3:20 p.m. and was in the washboards area on the far northwest part of the county.According to emergency radio traffic, a combine caught on fire and was fully engulfed which then ignited the surrounding wheat field on fire.Fire crews arrived on scene and set up a command center. They reported about 25 acres of wheat burning at one time. The fire was deemed contained at 4:25 and crews were released from the scene at approximately 5:20 p.m.

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