Time Incident Posted: 15:20 hrs

Incident Date: 26/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location:Top Street, Appleby Magna

Incident Number: 12395

Incident Type: Fallen Tree onto Car

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:00 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Ashby

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CREW MANAGER

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from Police to a tree which had fallen onto a car - no persons involved. This had also brought down cables onto the roadway.
Crews in attendance confirmed a large tree had fallen into a parked car, no persons involved. Telephone/Power cables affected and cordon in place until made safe. Remaining tree unsafe - tree surgeon requested.

Police attended for traffic management.
Western Power attended for making electrics safe.
British Telecom requested to make telephone cables safe.
Highways attended to make tree safe.

Updated Incident Information: Tree Surgeon attended and inspected condition of tree and removed tree trunk blocking road. Tree will be reassesed again on Tuesday.

Public Statement Issued:


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