Fire 'destroys' tractor near Chichester

Picture courtesy of Chichester Fire
Picture courtesy of Chichester Fire

A fire has 'destroyed' a tractor near Chichester this morning, West Sussex Fire and Rescue service has confirmed.

The fire service said two engines were sent to the 'large vehicle' fire in Bognor Road at around 11.30am.

This may look like it was snowing in Chichester yesterday but, in fact, it was E watch Chichester Fire and Bognor Fire putting out the tractor fire using the caf system (compressed air and foam). Picture courtesy of Chichester Fire

This may look like it was snowing in Chichester yesterday but, in fact, it was E watch Chichester Fire and Bognor Fire putting out the tractor fire using the caf system (compressed air and foam). Picture courtesy of Chichester Fire

A fire and rescue spokesman said: “We were called to a large vehicle fire in Bognor Road, Chichester at 11.32am this morning (10 September).

"Two engines were sent to the scene, where a tractor was well alight.

"Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but the tractor was destroyed. We left at 12.54pm.”