NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) –We now know what caused landscaping equipment to catch fire at a Christmas Tree Farm on 100 Aqua Vista Drive, off Masonboro Loop Road.
The fire broke out Friday evening.
Fire officials said some kind of mechanical failure caused the blaze. Firefighters said it's hard to determine exactly what failed, due to the heavy fire damage to the machinery.
Crews were able to contain the fire before it could spread to a 500 gallon diesel tank nearby.
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