A TRACTOR burnt out after an accidental fire in Tyldesley this morning.

Fire engines from Leigh and Atherton were called to land on Common Lane at around 11am after a tractor set alight due to an electrical fault.

Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reels to extinguish the flames.

No-one was hurt in the incident and the owner was present.

Firefighters were on the scene for around an hour.