On 11/22/2022 around the time of 1729 hours, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Interlaken, Ovid, and Lodi fire departments responded to the area of Lodi Covert Towline road and State route 96A for the report of a combine fire. Owner of the combine and land, John Swanson III, 73 safely exited the machine with no injuries. Responding units had to travel several hundred yards off the roadway to reach the combine and extinguish the fire. The damages are estimated to be 15,000 dollars. The cause of the fire appeared to have stemmed from the hydraulic housing.