Devon blaze rages across 100 acres of wheat

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A drone and beaters were used to tackle the blaze

Firefighters have tackled a blaze that spread across about 100 acres of wheat in Devon.

Eight fire engines were called to the fire, which broke out at about 16:00 BST on Thursday, at Newton St Cyres.

A drone and beaters were also used to tackle the blaze said a spokesperson for the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

Farmers also created fire breaks on the land with two tractors. It is believed the blaze started accidentally.

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The fire raged across about 100 acres of wheat

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