Time Incident Posted: 01:25

Incident Date: 13/02/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Durant Farm Drive, Barrowden

Incident Number: 2108

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Uppingham, 1 pump and 1 Tactical Response Vehicle from Oakham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Shed severe fire damage, contents of shed destroyed by fire, 15m of hedge damaged by fire.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Hot ash embers ignited wheelie bin.

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting hedgerow fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 30m of hedgerow involved in fire, fire spread to out building, 2 high pressure hose reels in use to fight the fire.
Crew damping down fire and removing contents of shed.
02:11hrs STOP - dragging out of shed contents and hedge using 1 hose reel and drag forks, Thermal Image camera in use to check for hot spots.

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