A tractor in a village field caught fire near Bridgwater yesterday lunchtime.

The fire broke out off the Chilton Road in Chilton Polden and required three fire engines to manage.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called at 12.31pm and it sent two fire engines from Bridgwater, one from Street and a water bowser from Yeovil.

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A spokesperson said: "Once the crew got in attendance the officer in charge confirmed one tractor well alight in a field.

"The crew got to work to extinguish the fire with the use of two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus."

The crews then made the area safe.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.