After a thunderstorm brought lightning to the rural area near Colorado, a fire broke out and immediately spread to more than 20-30 acres of a large hayfield but one farmer could not just sit down and wait for his source of income to be consumed by the fire.
Local farmer Eric Howard quickly started his John Deree tractor chased the flame and dug a fire line to stop the fire from spreading.
He had just a few minutes before the raging fire consumed all of his lands and destroyed his source of income
Thanks to his brave action, Eric managed to save 50 out of 80 acres of land
He insisted to take action on his own without waiting for the firemen to put out the fire
Watch how Eric stands just a few metres from the scorching fire during his rescue here