Time Incident Posted: 21:50

Incident Date: 29/08/2017

Incident Location: Anstey, Leicester

Incident Number: 13072

Incident Type: Fire Agricutural

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:32

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Birstall, One appliance from Central, One appliance from Western, One Fire Fogging Unit from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer In Charge of First Attending Appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from a member of the public to a barn fire located between Cropston and Anstey

Updated Incident Information: Approximately 400 tonnes of straw being allowed to burn out under the supervision of the fire service. One hose reel jet being used to dampen down surrounding area and hotspots.

Public Statement Issued:


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