Weather conditions can lead to increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields.

Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature a little early this year, but these same conditions can lead to an increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies. Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (first), Iowa (second), Illinois (third), Kansas (fifth), Nebraska (sixth) and South Dakota (seventh).

 

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