Emergency crews responded to reports of a tractor on fire near the Waitakaruru Hauraki District on Friday afternoon.
The incident occurred at around 3.05pm across from State Highway 25.
It is understood that injuries were not immediately known during the early stages.
thisquality is awaiting comment for further information when it becomes available.
Image: CC/ Denise Mclaughlan
Eyewitness Denise Mclaughlan, who took the photos, explained to thisquality what she saw and experienced from a distance. She also advised people about risks and hazards involved.
“I saw black smoke pouring from the tractor and flames,” she said.
“Please everyone check your farm vehicles for birds nests and wiring for chewing of rats as it has happened to people before. Checking saves lives.”
Image: SUPPLIED/Denise Mclaughlan
This publication was free for you to read. Each publication takes lengths of time to make, gather genuine sourced knowledge and information from official sources. Quality over quantity is not free to produce.
If you've read this publication and thought or considered supporting more from independetly owned news outlet thisquality based in Aotearoa New Zealand, it is greater than ever and much appreciated.
It only takes a minute...★ No advertisements if your contribution is $12/ᵐᵒ or more