Ophasselt On Sunday evening 24 July at 6.10 pm a tractor with trailer caught fire on the Brambroek (N8) towards Lierde. The tractor burned out completely. A short circuit may have caused the fire. The driver quickly realized that something was wrong and pulled over his farm vehicle. Witnesses said there was heavy smoke. No injuries were reported. The tractor was completely lost. The fire brigade quickly arrived to extinguish the fire with foam. The N8 was closed for the length of one lane. The police directed traffic in the right direction.