Tractor destroyed in Bockhampton fire

Tractor destroyed in Bockhampton fire

Published by George Sharpe at 12:55pm 29th October 2019. (Updated at 12:56pm 29th October 2019)

Firefighters worked to stop the fire spreading to a nearby barn.

Two crews from Dorchester and a water tanker from Bridport were called to Higher Norris Mill at 11:16 this morning.

A Dorchester Fire Station spokesperson said:

"Upon arrival the tractor was well alight with the owner and others gallantly throwing buckets of water to stop the fire progressing or spreading to a nearby barn. 

"Crews got to work and extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and a stop was put in for this incident at approximately 11:55."