The Valentine Volunteer Fire Department was called out at 6:45 Tuesday evening to a tractor fire south of Merritt Dam. The fire was located just east of Highway 97 on 16B. Fire Chief Engles reported that the tractor was a total loss and an attached bale feeder was heavily damaged. The tractor was owned by Barta Cattle Company. The fire started in the engine compartment. Firemen were on scene for over three hours. There were no injuries.
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