At 4 p.m., Monday, Milton and Bedford Fire Departments responded to the report of a field fire on Riverview Drive on the Milton hilltop. The fire was located in a field east of the Milton Fire Station No. 1 and west of Moffett Cemetery.
Firefighters arriving on the scene found a large cornfield on fire. The fire quickly spread to around 40 acres of the cornfield, from which the crop had recently been harvested.