|County Ag News|
|Written by UW-Extension Ag Agent Ken Williams|
|Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:31 PM|
Preventing combine and tractor fires
Combine and tractor fires cause over $20 million in property losses each year and millions more because of lost time and downed crops during the busy harvest season. Fires not only cause huge losses and waste time, they also cause 40 or 50 serious injuries each year, and occasionally a person is killed because of a farm machinery fire. Prevention and preparation are two keys to preventing serious machinery or life loss.
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