No injuries were reported after a tractor caught fire Tuesday afternoon near Leonardville.

Volunteer crews with Riley County Fire District No. 1 were dispatched around 1:30 p.m. to a rural area near Fairview Church and Walnut Creek Roads. Upon arrival, they found a John Deere silage chopper tractor fully engulfed in flames. 

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Seven volunteer firefighters on three apparatuses extinguished the fire with an hour and crews managed to keep it from spreading to nearby fields. 

A damage estimate wasn’t immediately available, but the tractor was a total loss.