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Large fire on Richmond farmland Sunday

Smoke could be seen billowing into the air on Westminster Highway, between No. 7 and 8 roads.
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This fire on farmland in Richmond on Sunday was reportedly a greenhouse

Firefighters were called out Sunday afternoon to the scene of a blaze on farmland.

Smoke could be seen billowing into the air on Westminster Highway, between No. 7 and 8 roads.

According to some reports on social media, it appeared to be coming from a greenhouse or the remnants of a dismantled greenhouse.

It happened on the hottest day of the year so far, with the mercury tipping over the 30C mark in most areas away from the water.

The Richmond News has reached out to Richmond Fire-Rescue for more details.