Time Incident Posted: 16:06

Incident Date: 17/04/2019

Incident Location: The Roundhills Elmesthorpe

Incident Number: 7297

Incident Type: Baled Straw

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Hinckley & Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: severe to 15 tonnes of baled straw

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Approx 15tonnes of baled straw involved in Dutch barn
1hr jet 1 main jet & dragforks in use

Updated Incident Information: Crews have now left seen, but reinspection will be carried out at 19:30

Public Statement Issued:


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