Time Incident Posted: 16:30

Incident Date: 08/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Corkscrew Lane, Farm Town

Incident Number: 11464

Incident Type: Farm machinery fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Castle Donington and 1 pump from Swadlincote

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 17:15

Damage: Severe fire and heat to baler

Believed Cause: Faulty hydraulics

Initial Information: Call from farmer reporting a fire in a baling machine

Updated Incident Information: 1 baler and stubble field involved in fire, 2 hose reels and beaters being used to extinguish the flames
Farmer dismantling the baler, crew using 1 hose reel to damp down hot spots.

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