A fire truck was destroyed while crews battled a fire near Ashburton.
Fire and Emergency NZ area manager Steven Greenyer said they are investigating how the appliance was destroyed on Monday.
The service was called about 4.30pm after a harvester caught fire on Stanley Rd.
"None of our people were hurt and the fire was extinguished by about 6pm."
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The fire engine, which Stuff has reported is understood to be worth about $500,000, was based at Ashburton.
"We are working with our people who were at the fire to understand what occurred."