A tractor was totally destroyed by fire in a field in Sutcombe, Devon yesterday afternoon (Thursday, October 15).

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a tractor on fire and mobilised at just after 3pm.

A fire appliance from Holsworthy, another from Bude and a water carrier from Barnstaple attended the scene.

On arrival they found the tractor to be 'well alight'.

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They put the fire out using two breathing apparatus wearers, a hose reel jet, a safety jet and a compressed air foam jet.

The fire completely destroyed the tractor and duty of care was left with the owner.

The cause of the fire was deemed to be be accidental.

Bude Fire Station shared this dramatic photo on its Twitter page: