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Man injured after tractor, barn catches fire near Leopold

LEOPOLD, MO (KFVS) -

A man was burned after his tractor caught fire and ignited a barn Wednesday afternoon near Leopold, Missouri.

According to Jim Bollinger with the Marble Hill Fire Department, Tom Schreckenberg, 62, was on his tractor when it caught fire and it ignited some hay inside the barn southeast of Leopold.

Schreckberg tried to fight the fire with a garden hose but there wasn't enough pressure.

He received second degree burns as a result of the fire.

The barn and tractor is a total loss. 

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