Time Incident Posted: 00:10

Incident Date: 18/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Dodwells Road Hinckley

Incident Number: 7140

Incident Type: HGV Articulated lorry fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:26

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Hinckley and 1 pump from Market Bosworth Fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WM

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls to vehicle fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 articulated lorry fully involved in fire, lorry not carrying hazardous materials.
1 main jet and 1 Compressed Air Foam (CAFS) jet in use. 2 breathing apparatus in use. Clay mats being used to cover water run off.
Incident Commander requested a 3rd pump to assist.
Lorry contents not known, 1 CAFS jet in use.

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