Wallingford, IA (KICD) — There were no injuries as a result of a baler fire.
Early Tuesday afternoon, the Wallingford Fire Department responded to a call of a baler fire southeast of Wallingford on 450th Avenue. Upon arrival, the baler was fully engulfed in flames, as it was sitting in a corn field that had already been harvested.
The fire was extinguisehd with foam. there was one person checked for possible smoke inhalation at the scene. The baler was a total loss at an estimated value of $45,000. There was no other euipment damage, as the operator did get the baler unhooked from the tractor used to pull it.