Combine harvester fire – Throckenholt - Peterborough
Combine harvester fire – Throckenholt – Peterborough
On Wednesday (21) at 3.54pm seven crews were called to a fire on Common Bank, Throckenholt.
Crews attended from March, Wisbech , Whittlesey, Stanground, Dogsthorpe and Holbeach from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service.
On arrival, crews found a combine harvester and standing crop on fire.
Firefighters used four hose reels and beaters to extinguish the fires before returning to their stations by 9.35pm.
The incident was later re-inspected.
The cause of the fire was accidental.
Incident Commander Farsh Raoufi said: “Firefighters from both counties worked extremely hard and contained the fire quickly to prevent it from spreading any further.”