Early Morning Fire Destroys Baler

NORFOLK – A hay baler is destroyed after catching fire in Norfolk early Wednesday.

Norfolk Fire Lt. Travis Reich says crews were sent to the 100 block of Chestnut St. just after 1 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a hay baler on fire.

Lt. Reich says firefighters had the blaze out failry quickly, but not before it caused about $5,000 worth of damage to the equipment. The tractor the baler was attached to was not damaged.

Reich said the cause of the fire was still under investigation. No one was home at the time. No one was injured.

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