Cattle were at risk when a tractor caught fire near their barns in Marldon, Devon on Monday.

Just before 2pm on November 23, the fire service was called to reports of a tractor on fire near to two barns holding cattle in Marldon Lane.

One fire appliance from Paignton and another from Torquay, together with a water bowser attended.

Arriving at the scene, firefighters confirmed that the fire was well alight.

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The extinguished the fire using a hole reel jet and compressed air foam jet.

They used drag forks and a thermal imaging camera to dampen down hot spots.

The livestock were kept safe and were unharmed.

The tractor was severely damaged and the barns sustained minor damage.

The cause of the fire was deemed to be accidental.