Time Incident Posted: 17:35

Incident Date: 15/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: London Road Great Glen

Incident Number: 12997

Incident Type: large vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Central and 1 fire engine from Mkt Harborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls to a combine harvester on fire in field of standing crop.

Updated Incident Information: Combine harvester in field of standing crop on fire, 1 hose reel jet and 2 breathing apparatus wearers being used to extinguish the fire.
Fire extinguished, 2 breathing apparatus working int he open, one hose reel jet being used to damp down surrounding area.
Crews monitoring combine harvester and assisting farmer with attempts to save harvest.

Public Statement Issued:


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