Tractor Deemed Total Loss After Fire

There was a tractor fire in the Houghton area on Monday night.

On November 6th at approximately 6:06pm, Houghton and St. Paul Fire Departments were dispatched to Justin Menke’s residence, 2 miles south of Houghton, for a report of a tractor fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a tractor overwhelmed by fire. The tractor had two anhydrous tanks hooked up to it and was parked near a fuel tank. The tractor was deemed a total loss. West Point Fire was called for mutual aid but was later called off.