Time Incident Posted: 14:00

Incident Date: 28/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Dawsons Lane Marefield

Incident Number: 10729

Incident Type: Stubble fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Oakham Station and One appliance from Melton Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:02


Believed Cause: Spark from machinery

Initial Information: Call to a stubble fire on a farmer field
Approx 1000m of stubble involved in fire
Farmer applied 400 litres of water to stop fire spread
Fire Service used a scotty backpack and beaters to damp down

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