Time Incident Posted: 21:10

Incident Date: 06/08/2019

Incident Location: Bumble Bee Lane Sharnford

Incident Number: 12597

Incident Type: Barn Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 appliances, Hinckley, Southern & Lutterworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from farmer reporting hay bales involved within barn.
30 tonnes of straw involved in fire within barn, Cooling of adjacent barns in progress
2 hose reel jets in use.
Farmer in attendance assisting with dragging out bales to open air using JCB
Bales being allowed to burn out.
Incident being left with farmer until reinspection in the morning. Remaining straw being left to burn under farmers supervision.

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