Time Incident Posted: 18:46 hrs

Incident Date: 17/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hebden Drive, Barkby Thorpe, Leicestershire

Incident Number: 15666

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:50 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe fire damage to tractor

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Reports of tractor involved in field

Updated Incident Information: Crews established that this was a digger from a nearby construction company, it was well alight. 2 hosereel jets are in use.
Stop message 19:08hrs - 1 hose reel used to extinguish the fire

Public Statement Issued:


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