Tractor destroyed by fire in Monkleigh

Fire engine

Fire engine - Credit: Archant

Fire crews arrived at the scene on Saturday morning to find the vehicle well alight.

A TRACTOR was completely destroyed by a fire on Saturday morning in Monkleigh.

Fire fighters from Torrington and Bideford arrived at the scene at 9.40am to find the tractor well alight.

Crews extinguished the fire wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel jet.

They also discovered diesel from the vehicle was running into a nearby stream and informed the environment agency.

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