Time Incident Posted: 15:20

Incident Date: 11/09/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Aston Lane, Aston Flamville - smoke also affecting M69 East

Incident Number: 14250

Incident Type: Fire Grass / Field

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Hinckley x 2, Southern, Lutterworth and Wigston. The fogging unit from Colaville and the Command Support Unit from Wigston station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Believed to be an out of control bonfire

Initial Information: A bonfire spread to a field of stubble.

Updated Incident Information: 5 appliances in attendance along with the fogging unit and command support unit. Fire started to affect the embankment and Police and Highways also in attendance for traffic management and scene safety.

Public Statement Issued:


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