Combine fire near La Grange

Combine caught fire just south of La Grange, Mo. / KHQA's Jim Robesky

UPDATED: Wednesday at 1:20 p.m.

A combine was a complete loss after it caught fire during the noon hour Wednesday.

The fire quickly spread to the dry bean field it was harvesting.

Fire crews were able to extinguish the field fire quickly.

The combine was a complete loss.

No word on what caused the fire.


A combine in a field near La Grange caught fire Wednesday.

The piece of farm equipment caught fire just south of La Grange, Mo. on old Hwy. 61 as the farmer was working on the harvest.

KHQA's Jim Robesky arrived just as the flames were contained.

No injuries were reported.