Farm Equipment Burns in Bonneville County
(BONNEVILLE COUNTY) – A hot piece of farm equipment sparked a fire in Bonneville County Wednesday night. Local News 8 reports that a compost turner caught fire at Mike Smith’s feedlot just off of Lewisville Highway at 113th. The fire was started by an overheated bearing. The operator was able to jump from the machine without injury. Fire crews say the farmers on scene, along with their employees, were able to contain the fire fairly quickly.