Skid Loader Fire In SW Bond County

Highland-Pierron firefighters responded to a report of a tractor fire along Drake School Avenue in rural southwest Bond County Sunday afternoon. The call came in around 5:30 p.m. and the blaze turned out to be in a skid loader in a field.

Highland-Pierron Fire Chief Steve Plocher told WGEL the cause of the fire is unknown at this time and crews were on the scene for about a half hour.

Plocher said the skid loader was a total loss. No injuries were reported.