Time Incident Posted: 15:40 HRS

Incident Date: 19/09/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: BARSBY ROAD, SOUTH CROXTON

Incident Number: 13698

Incident Type: AGRICULTURAL FIRE

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:29 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: MELTON, BIRSTALL, EASTERN LOUGHBOROUGH WATER CARRIER

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CREW MANAGER

Time Incident Closed:

Damage:

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: CALL RECEIVED TO A FIRE AT A FIRE CONSISTING OF A SHED, CABIN AND SMALL LOCKUP.

Updated Incident Information: CREWS IN ATTENDANCE CONFIRMED METAL STORAGE CONTAINERS AND ADJACENT PILE OF LOGS INVOLVED IN FIRE, CREWS ATTEMPTING TO PREVENT FIRE SPREAD, HOSEREEL AND COVERING JET IN USE.
REQUESTED ATTENDANCE OF A FURTHER APPLIANCE FOR FOAM.
WATER BOWSER REQUESTED TO ATTEND FOR WATER SUPPLY.
ACCESS GAINED INTO CONTAINER AND FIRE EXTINGUISHED, DUE TO HIGH WINDS FIRE IN LOG PILE HAD SPREAD, HOSEREEL, FOAM AND THERMAL IMAGE CAMERA IN USE, FARM MACHINERY IN USE TO ASSIST.
GOOD PROGRESS BEING MADE PRIOR TO EXTINGUISH LOG PILE, 2 MAIN JETS IN USE FROM WATER CARRIER TO SURROUND FIRE, ONSITE FARM MACHINERY IN USE TO SPREAD OUT EFFECTED LOG PILE.

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