Brigade called to digger fire
Pleasant Point Volunteer Fire Service attended a digger fire for an hour on a dairy farm at Hazelburn at 11.30am today.
The digger was not in use but had been working earlier in the day. Farm staff noticed smoke coming from the digger and notified the fire service.
Acting station officer Jason Clemens said it was not posing a major risk as the fire was contained on the machine only. The cause is being investigated.
- The Timaru Herald