Combine damaged by fire


The Clinton-Warren Joint Fire District was called to the scene of a combine on fire in a field near the intersection of St. Rt. 350 and Yankee Road in Vernon Township Sunday. A combine owned and operated by Kirby Tolliver of Wilmington was combining soybeans when it caught fire in the engine area from dust and debris from the soybeans, according to Fire Department Capt. Mick Friend. Tolliver used a portable fire extinguisher attempting to put the fire out. There was little damage to the bean field and moderate damage to the combine, Friend said. The Clinton-Warren Fire District was on scene for about an hour.


Clinton-Warren JFD

The Clinton-Warren Joint Fire District was called to the scene of a combine on fire in a field near the intersection of St. Rt. 350 and Yankee Road in Vernon Township Sunday. A combine owned and operated by Kirby Tolliver of Wilmington was combining soybeans when it caught fire in the engine area from dust and debris from the soybeans, according to Fire Department Capt. Mick Friend. Tolliver used a portable fire extinguisher attempting to put the fire out. There was little damage to the bean field and moderate damage to the combine, Friend said. The Clinton-Warren Fire District was on scene for about an hour.

The Clinton-Warren Joint Fire District was called to the scene of a combine on fire in a field near the intersection of St. Rt. 350 and Yankee Road in Vernon Township Sunday. A combine owned and operated by Kirby Tolliver of Wilmington was combining soybeans when it caught fire in the engine area from dust and debris from the soybeans, according to Fire Department Capt. Mick Friend. Tolliver used a portable fire extinguisher attempting to put the fire out. There was little damage to the bean field and moderate damage to the combine, Friend said. The Clinton-Warren Fire District was on scene for about an hour.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_St.-Rt.-350-Combine-Fire-1.jpgThe Clinton-Warren Joint Fire District was called to the scene of a combine on fire in a field near the intersection of St. Rt. 350 and Yankee Road in Vernon Township Sunday. A combine owned and operated by Kirby Tolliver of Wilmington was combining soybeans when it caught fire in the engine area from dust and debris from the soybeans, according to Fire Department Capt. Mick Friend. Tolliver used a portable fire extinguisher attempting to put the fire out. There was little damage to the bean field and moderate damage to the combine, Friend said. The Clinton-Warren Fire District was on scene for about an hour. Clinton-Warren JFD
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