Time Incident Posted: 16:29

Incident Date: 08/09/2020

Incident Location: Chiswell Drive | Coalville

Incident Number: 13356

Incident Type: Standing Corn Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Castle Donington, 2 x appliances from Coalville, Ashby, Shepshed CSV, Swadlincote, Loughborough Water Carrier

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls to a field fire involving standing corn.
One field involved in fire, well alight
2 Hose Reel Jets and Beaters in use.

Updated Incident Information: 17:00 - Fire Crews are making good fire fighting progress and knocking down fire in the field
Approx 200 Square Metres involved in fire
1 Hose Reel Jet and Beaters in use

Public Statement Issued:


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