A TRACTOR caught fire in a Somerset lane.

Firefighters were called to Throop Road, Templecombe, at just before 8.30pm on Sunday evening (September 6).

Crews from Wincanton and Sherborne attended the scene and found a tractor on fire in a lane.

"Crews arrived and confirmed the vehicle was well alight," said a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson.

"One main jet with one breathing apparatus set was used to put the fire out."

The cause of the fire was deemed as accidental, the spokesperson added.