Skid Steer Catches Fire Near Sebeka

Skid Steer Catches Fire Near Sebeka Click to Enlarge

WADENA (KDLM) - A skid steer caught fire northeast of Sebeka on Wednesday.

Shorty after 3pm, the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for a skid steer on fire, northeast of Sebeka. The skid steer was parked inside a barn and a fire ignited when the machine was started.

The property owners were able to extinguish the flames with snow prior to the Fire Department arriving on scene. Upon the fire department’s arrival, the implement started on fire again and was extinguished by the fire department, after it was pulled out of the barn.

There were no injuries reported. The Wadena County Sheriff’s office was assisted on scene by Sebeka Fire Department and Tri-County Healthcare Ambulance. The Menahga Fire Department was paged for mutual aid assistance and canceled prior to arrival.

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