Time Incident Posted: 11:50

Incident Date: 26/06/2019

Incident Location: A607 Waltham on the Wolds

Incident Number: 10603

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Melton

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% to vehicle

Believed Cause: Accidental - Mechanical failure

Initial Information: 1 car fully involved in fire. Fuel tank has split so roadway also involved in fire
2 breathing apparatus 2hose reel jets & AFFF foam in use

Updated Incident Information: Breathing Apparatus withdrawn, damping down in progress, 1 hose reel in use
STOP confirmed fire extinguished but damping down. Fire Service assisting Police in closing road pending attendance of Highways agency

Public Statement Issued:


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