Time Incident Posted: 14:35

Incident Date: 11/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Marefield Lane Burrough on the hill

Incident Number: 11617

Incident Type: Field Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:03

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Melton Oakham Birstall Eastern Central Shepshed & Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Called to a field fire. Assistance messages followed from crews increasing attendance to 5 appliances + Fire Fogging Unit & Command Support Vehicle.
Field measuring 700m x 700m previously containing stubble destroyed by fire
One main jet 3 extended hose reel jets & 12 beaters in use.
Farmers tractor also in use to plough fire break.

Updated Incident Information: 15:39 Damping down in progress. Incident scaled down to two appliances.

Public Statement Issued:


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