Time Incident Posted: 00:43

Incident Date: 19/07/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Twyford Road Marefield

Incident Number: 11731 & 11737

Incident Type: Car Fire and Barn Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Oakham and 1 appliance from Uppingham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial reports of a car and a barn involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: 00:26 - 1 car on roadway involved in fire. 2 BA working in the open with 1HR in use. Liaising with farmer as there is a barn with hay also involved in fire. Barn is approx 400 meters away from the car and the wind is blowing fire away from any outbuildings

00:54 - Car fire now extinguished and BA withdrawn. Appliance has relocated to the barn which measures approx 20 x 10 meters. There is approximately 40 tonnes of hay involved in fire. A watch is being kept on surrounding buildings.

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