Time Incident Posted: 17:35

Incident Date: 06/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bath Lane, Bruntingthorpe

Incident Number: 11309

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Lutterworth, 1 from Wigston and 1 appliance from Desborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 17:52

Damage: 100% destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental, build up of straw in baler

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a bailer involved in fire in a cut straw field.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed 1 bailing machine well alight in a field of cut straw. Approx 1 acre of straw also involved in fire. 3 Hose reel jets and beaters in use.
Stop Message - Field fire has been extinguished, hots spots in bailer being knocked down.

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