Time Incident Posted: 05:00

Incident Date: 08/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Proctors Park Road, Barrow Upon Soar

Incident Number: 11729

Incident Type: Caravan Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Loughborough, Birstall and Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed: Remaining open for investigation in daylight hours

Damage: 1 towable caravan and 1 wooden holiday home damaged by fire, nearby car also damaged by radiated heat

Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: The initial emergency call was received stating that a cabin was involved in fire but that all persons were out of the static caravan.
Crews confirmed that this was a cabin and towing caravan that were involved in fire, the fire including an LPG cylinder also.
Two breathing apparatus, three hose reel jets and one main jet were used to extinguish the fire. Firefighters used a light portable pump to draw water from the river to assist with fire fighting.
Three LPG cylinders were involved, two were empty but one was involved in fire and gassing off and was allowed to burn out.
One towable caravan measuring 4m x2m and one wooden holiday home 5m x 10m damaged by fire.

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