Burnt-out combine in a field© Tim Scrivener
Combine fires are far from a new phenomenon. From the earliest petrol-powered Masseys to the latest tracked Claas Lexions, they are all capable of succumbing to the destructive forces of fire. However, the problem appears to be getting worse. Every year we see more and more dramatic pictures of combines engulfed in raging fireballs. And it’s not the ageing, grubby combines with perished oil pipes and choked radiators that seem to be to blame. Most of the headline-grabbers are the […]