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Wallingford Baler Fire

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Wallingford Baler Fire

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.