The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) received a 911 call reporting a tractor on fire at 3009 Berglund Mile NW in Nelson on Thursday, October 15.

Deputies arrived at the scene and found a John Deere 4640 burning in the cab area.

The Alexandria Fire Department arrived and put the fire out.

The DCSO report states that the driver of the tractor was digging and noticed the fire start under the floor area of the cab. The driver was able to exit the tractor and was uninjured.

The tractor is a total loss.