Time Incident Posted: 13:27

Incident Date: 14/03/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Barkby Road Thurmaston

Incident Number: 5731

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:31

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: crew manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:28

Damage: 100% to portakabin

Believed Cause: Believed electrical fault

Initial Information: Reports of fire involving a portakabin

Updated Incident Information: 10:06 - Portakabin used as a site office involved in fire. 2 breathing apparatus, 3 hose reels and 2 main jets in use.

10:20 - 1 stacked portakabin involved in fire, fire not extinguished. 2 hose reels, 2 main jets and 2 breathing apparatus in use. Damping down and cutting away in progress

10:51 - All breathing apparatus has been withdrawn, 2 main jets are being made up. Initial fire investigation is being carried out

11:23 - STOP - All equipment has now been made up

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