Top game shot and 26-times world champion George Digweed had a lucky escape when his tractor caught fire. George was mowing maize at the shoot when the machine burst into flames. He got out in time before the whole thing went up in flames. Commenting on Facebook, his wife Kate says: “Thank God George is OK. Machinery is replaceable.

This is the latest horror in a tough year for George. Last year he saw the masked man who attacked him and his wife at their home sent to prison for life. He talks about that here:

Digweed escapes tractor fire