Huckabay Farm Fire

The Empire Tribune reports a farm implement used while cutting a field in the Huckabay area caught fire late Wednesday afternoon. According to E-T, an explosion was first heard, followed by thick plumes of black smoke. The owner of the chopper was on the equipment when it caught fire, but he managed to escape without injuries. Volunteer fire departments were contacted and arrived on scene shortly thereafter to help extinguish the fire and contain it from spreading to nearby fields. Get updated information online at; yourstephenvilletx.com.