Time Incident Posted: 15:05

Incident Date: 28/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Skillington Road Sproxton

Incident Number: 10734

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two applainces and Water Carrier from Leicestershire and appliances from Lincolnshire Fire Service

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% to hay bales, 50% to roof structure by fire and remainder by heat and smoke

Believed Cause: Under Investigation - Believed accidental due to electrical fault

Initial Information: Called to barn involved in fire which have bales and livestock in it.
crews booked in on scene and put in an assistance message.
Make pumps four for man power and water.

Updated Incident Information: one barn involved in fire
next door to outbuildings
chemicals currently being removed from outbuildings and fire being extinguished using two hose reel jats and two breathing Apparatus.

Barn measures 50m x 50m
used to store hay and chemicals
water relay being used to utilise on site water, 20,000 litres of on site water being used and bales being dragged out to help extinguish the fire.
Farm machinery being used to assist in removing bales.

Fire Crews in attendance during the night.
Stop Message received at 11:11 Fire is extinguished and Fire investigation is complete, Equipment is being made up.

Public Statement Issued:


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