ELBERT – Multiple fire crews responded to a hay baler and tractor that caught fire in Elbert Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters said the fire is now out but crews from Falcon, Peyton and Black Forest responded to the fully involved hay baler off Forest Green Way. Crews said a tractor also burned and is a complete loss along with the baler.
#BREAKING: Tractor and hay baler are a complete loss after catching fire in Elbert, CO. Fire crews from Falcon, Peyton and Black Forest are on scene and have the fire under out. Approximately a half acre of grass around the tractor also burned @KOAA pic.twitter.com/BnF0S58A0A
— Ryan Mutch (@ryanmutchkoaa) August 12, 2018
Approximately a half acre of grass around the tractor burned. Smoke was visible in the area Saturday.
Crews remained on scene throughout the day to mop up any hot spots. No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.