Time Incident Posted: 15:32 hrs

Incident Date: 25/05/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Welham Road, Great Bowden, Leicestershire LE16 7FN

Incident Number: 57330

Incident Type: Fire Agricultural P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:20 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Market Harborough, Wigston, ALP from Central, Corby & Water Carrier from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WM from Market Harborough

Time Incident Closed: 15:30 hrs

Damage: Approx 80% of two outbuildings damaged by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: 2 large outbuildings involved in fire, measuring approx 30 x 20 metres - Assistance message to make pumps 4 and Water Carriers one

Updated Incident Information: Good progress being made attacking 2 seats of fire, fire within wooden outbuilding has been extinguished.
Second outbuilding still being attacked using 2 main jets.
Fires in buildings now extinguished - Fire Investigation and Police required to attend later this morning.
Reinspection carried out at 09:26 hrs - 2 main jets remain in use damping down

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