Time Incident Posted: 13:43

Incident Date: 26/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Oakham Road, Ashwell

Incident Number: 12819

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Oakham and 1 from Melton Mowbray

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:15

Damage: 100% Damage by fire and smoke

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a fire in a field involving a baler.

Updated Incident Information: One baler unit in a field involved in fire, one hose reel jet in use. Fire has been extinguished and dragging out of bale in progress.
Dragging out and damping down is now complete, and al equipment is being made up.

Public Statement Issued:


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