Time Incident Posted: 13:00

Incident Date: 08/09/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Main Street Lockington

Incident Number: 14089

Incident Type: Farm machinery fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Castle Donington and 1 fire engine from Long Eaton

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 14:30

Damage: No damage to the baler

Believed Cause: Accidental - Overheated straw.

Initial Information: Call from farmer reporting a baler on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 farm baler involved in fire, fire also involving stubble. 1 water hose reel being used to extinguish the fire and beaters being used to put out the stubble fire.

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