Time Incident Posted: 00:27

Incident Date: 28/08/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Higham Lane Stoke Golding

Incident Number: 63495

Incident Type: Barn Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Hinckley, 1 Appliance from Market Bosworth, 1 appliance from Nuneaton, 1 Water carrier from Loughborough, 1 medium volume pump from Market Harborough, 1 command support vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to a large fire seen in the area of Higham Lane Stoke Golding. On arrival crews gave a first impression message stating that a barn was involved in fire and they made pumps 4

Updated Incident Information: 23:34 - 1 large barn involved in fire containing 1 tractor and 200 tonnes of baled hay. Barn measures approx. 20 x 50 meters. Police in attendance and organising road closures.
23:57 - 2 hose reels in use at either end of the barn to protect surrounding area. Light portable pump being used to provide water from the canal.
00:32 - 2 hose reels still in use both sides of the barn protecting surrounding area. Water still being used from nearby canal.
01:32 - Water from canal is still being pumped to the incident ground. 2 hose reel jets in use to damp down the surrounding area. Fire is now being dealt with as a controlled burn. Fire investigation will take place during daylight hours with Police and Fire Service.

Public Statement Issued:


Please note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service warrants that the information provided is believed accurate as at the date and time of publishing, this includes an indication of the nature of the incident, the cause motive and basic cause description. The Service reserves the right after that date to change, at its absolute discretion, the information provided in any way it chooses including but not limited to deletion and addition without further notice to you.