Time Incident Posted: 15:40 HRS

Incident Date: 07/10/2016

Incident Location: Braunston Road, Knossington

Incident Number: 14777

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Oakham, 2 appliances from Melton, Corby (stood down whilst en route)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CM Wilkes

Time Incident Closed: 17:52

Damage: 100% by fire to JCB and caravan

Believed Cause: Electrical fault on JCB

Initial Information: Call received to a JCB involved in fire next to a stable block and caravan on farm land

Updated Incident Information: 14:48 - Assistance message, make pumps 4 for water.
15:04 - One JCB and one caravan completely destroyed by fire, crews working to save stable block, 4 hosereels, main jet and light portable pump in use.
15:17 - Fourth appliance not required.
15:35 - Fire now extinguished, damping down and turning over in progress, all appliances are still currently committed at this incident.
16:10 - STOP message - fire has now been extinguished, caravan has been dragged into open space away from stable block

Public Statement Issued:


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