Time Incident Posted: 12:14

Incident Date: 02/02/2017

Incident Location: Bowden Lane, Welham

Incident Number: 1583

Incident Type: Caravan / Mobile home involved in fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 from Market Harborough station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: One mobile home fully involved in fire, measuring approx 15 metres x 10 metres, 2 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets in use. Light portable pump in use drawing water from nearby stream. Several LPG cylinders inside property, one confirmed as being involved in fire. One casualty being treated for smoke inhalation, Ambulance requested to attend.

Updated Incident Information: All breathing apparatus now withdrawn and cylinders have been cooled, Light portable pump and one main jet in use. Damping down and fire investigation now in progress.

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