Time Incident Posted: 19:50

Incident Date: 29/07/2019

Incident Location: Holywell Road Pickworth

Incident Number: 12210

Incident Type: Barn Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Oakham, 2 from Stamford and a relief appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% fire damage to barn

Believed Cause: accidental

Initial Information: Hay bales in barn involved. 2 appliances originally mobilised. Assistance message received for 3rd appliance.
1 barn well alight 2 hose reel jets in use, attempting to stop fire spread to adjacent building

Updated Incident Information: 1 appliance remains in attendance at Pickworth. Bales being allowed to burn out.
Damping down of conifers using hose reel.

08:07 - Crews remain at the scene and are continuing to damp down the surrounding area.
STOP @ 17:52 30/7 confirmed fire now extinguished. Incident handed back to farm owner.

Public Statement Issued:


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