The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of farm equipment on fire in a field in Osakis Township on Sunday, Oct. 11 at about 11:22 a.m.
The fire happened near the address of 2979 Crooked Lake Lane NE. The owner, Jeffery Brown, reported that his round baler caught fire while he was actively using it.
Brown was able to separate the tractor from the baler and used fire extinguishers to slow the spread of the fire. The fire was extinguished by the Osakis Fire Department.
The round baler is a complete loss.