Fire destroys John Deere tractor north of Chillicothe

Firetruck

A John Deere tractor at Trans Ova Genetics is considered to be a total loss after a fire on Wednesday morning.

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports smoke was visible on the way to the scene, and firefighters found the tractor fully involved upon arrival to 12425 LIV 224.

A 200-foot pre-connect hose was pulled, and about 700 gallons of water were used to extinguish the fire. The Chillicothe Fire Department was on the scene for about half an hour. No injuries were reported.