Tractor destroyed by fire in Scorton

Firefighters were called out to a tractor on fire in a field in Scorton last night.

Crews from Richmond and Colburn attended the incident in Forrest Road at 9.23pm.

The tractor was destroyed in the blaze with a baler also damaged.

A small area of the field also caught fire, a spokesman for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

Crews used a hose reel and jet and breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze.