Tractor and hedge cutter destroyed by fire in field in Shapwick

  Posted: 08.10.21 at 11:02 by Street Nub News

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A tractor and hedge cutter were destroyed in a fire in a field near Shapwick yesterday afternoon (October 7).

Just after 1.30pm, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue control were called to reports of a tractor and hedge cutter fire in a field by Kent Drove, off Kent Lane in Shapwick.

Two fire appliances, one water carrier and a 4x4 vehicle, from Street and Bridgwater fire stations, were sent to the location.

Upon arrival crews confirmed a fire involving one tractor and one hedge cutter well alight.

Crews set to work to extinguish the fire using the light pump from the 4x4 vehicle.

Both the tractor and hedge cutter were 100 per cent damaged by the fire. The cause was confirmed as being accidental.

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