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WATCH: Farmer Digs Fire Line With Tractor

Stops wildfire


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Farmer Eric Howard deserves his own remix after plowing courageously on Monday in Colorado’s Weld County. After lightning ignited a fire in his hay field, Howard took to his John Deere and dug a fire line that managed to stymie the blaze, which had already burned and 20-30 acres in his 80-acre plot.

Fortunately for us, it was all captured on heli-cam:

For more on fighting wildfires, check out Kyle Dickman’s story from our July issue.

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