Time Incident Posted: 21:50

Incident Date: 10/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Alton Hill, Ravenstone

Incident Number: 11586

Incident Type: Farm machinery fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Coalville and 1 pump from Ashby De La Zouch

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 21:35

Damage: 15% moderate by fire.

Believed Cause: Accidental- friction from stone within the baler causing sparks then fire.

Initial Information: farmer reporting his baling machine on fire in a field

Updated Incident Information: 1 baling machine involved in fire, 2 hose reels in use to extinguish the flames.
Fire crews removing residual straw from machine and damping down using 1 hose reel.

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