Firefighters from Street and Somerset were called to a tractor fire in a farm yard yesterday afternoon (Sunday, September 27).

Crews headed to Marshalls Elm, Street, after receiving reports the vehicle had caught fire at just before 2.40pm.

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A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "On arrival crews confirmed the tractor was well alight and got to work extinguishing the fire using a foam jet, a hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus.

"Crews used a thermal image camera to check the tractor and confirmed the cause of the fire was accidental, causing 95 per cent fire damage to the tractor."