Saline County Rural Firefighters responded Saturday to a lawn tractor fire, and a fire that started on a trailer used to haul hay.
Around 10:40am Saturday, in the 1100 hundred block of Hidden Springs Road in northeast Saline County, Jeffrey Stover was cutting grass with a lawn tractor, when he noticed the tractor was on fire. He tried to put the fire out with a coat, before calling for assistance. Loss of the mower is placed at $6,000.
Then around 4pm fire crews were sent to the 1600 block of N. Brownhill Road near Brookville, where a trailer with 10 bales of hay on it, caught fire. The trailer is owned by Jerry Short. Damage to the trailer is placed at $4,500. The value of the hay was not listed.