Time Incident Posted: 08:50

Incident Date: 27/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Orton Lane, Twycross

Incident Number: 19404

Incident Type: Agricultural Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Atherstone station, 1 appliance from Ashby station, 1 appliance from Coalville, 1 appliance from Polesworth, 1 appliance from Western, Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:53

Damage: 100% severe by fire to the workshop

Believed Cause: Cause believed to be electrical fault

Initial Information: Call received from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service to a large agricultural fire involving gas bottles.

Updated Incident Information: Farmhouse building believed being used as a workshop involved in fire. Several LPG cylinders moved outside of the building. 2 main jets in use and appliances being used to ferry water.
Damping down of hot spots now in progress.

Update - incident has now been damped down using a hose reel jet and hot spots checked using a thermal image camera.
Re-inspection will take place later today.

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