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Reducing harvester fire risk a priority for grain growers

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Reducing harvester fire risk a priority for grain growers.. Supported in his research by the GRDC, Dr Quick said the key to avoiding harvester fires was diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during periods of extreme fire risk: low humidity, high winds and vulnerable crop conditions... From his research, Dr Quick said apart from the engine bay, other causes of harvester fires included failed bearings or brake problems, electrical faults, fluid leaks and rock strikes...
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