Combine fire probe in Barnwell County, SC – Farm Combine fires happen more than you might think

Combine fire probed in Barnwell County, SC

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By Greg Peterson
South Eastern Social Justice Breaking News
Co-owner, News Director
906-273-2433

(Barnwell County, SC) – Authorities are on the scene of a reported combine fire in Barnwell County, SC.
The fire was reported just after 11 a.m. ET Mon., Dec. 4, 2017in the area of Gardenia Road just off SC Highway 3 in Barnwell County, SC.
The fist official on the scene said nobody was around the burned or burning combine. The extent of damage is not clear.
His supervisor was en-route to the scene.
No injuries were reported.
No other information is available and its unknown if Barnwell County officials will release anything to the press.
You’d think combine fires do no happen much – but apparently it is a growing issue – and can costs farmers big time. Look at what happened when we googled it:

http://nasdonline.org/1494/d001294/combine-and-tractor-fires-a-burning-problem.html
http://www.farmfutures.com/blogs-surviving-combine-fire-10250http://www.farmfutures.com/blogs-surviving-combine-fire-10250

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