Lawnmower Catches Fire Injuring Rider


A lawn–mower accident ends in flames, sending its rider to the hospital.

Around 4:30 Saturday, Kearney rescue crews were called to a possible structure fire.

It turns out, a riding lawnmower caught fire at a residence on Catalpa Place north of Cottonmill Park, according to Buffalo County deputies.

The 56–year–old woman was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital to be treated for injuries.

No structures were damaged in the incident.

How the mower caught fire remains under investigation.