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Scott FD responds to tractor fire in field of L Provost Road

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Posted at 10:21 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 23:21:11-04

A tractor fire was extinguished Monday afternoon on L Provost Road in Scott.

The Scott Fire Department says that on Monday, June 29, 2020, at 2:08 p.m., they responded to a vehicle fire in the 900 block of L Provost Road. Upon arrival, firefighters found a tractor located in an open field engulfed in flames.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire without injury..

According to a release, an investigation revealed that a worker was performing dirt work for a new subdivision being developed, West Village, when the tractor overheated and ignited.

The worker was unsuccessful in an attempt to extinguish the fire with an extinguisher.

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