Kindelbrück (dpa/th) - A tractor and a straw press burned down in a field near Kindelbrück (Sömmerda district). The fire broke out on Thursday evening during field work, the police said on Friday. There was property damage of 350,000 euros. In addition, the fire spread to a 2400 square meter field. The farmer driving the tractor was not injured. The cause of the fire is still unclear. It may be a technical defect. Arson could be ruled out, police said.