Time Incident Posted: 23:50 hrs

Incident Date: 02/11/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Allotments, Dawsons Lane, Barwell

Incident Number: 16206

Incident Type: Fire - Shed & Poly Tunnel

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:14 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Market Bosworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WM Wragg

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Accidental ignition - paraffin heater in shed

Initial Information: 22:30 - One Poly tunnel and one shed involved in fire, one compressed air foam extinguisher being got to work, fire is located some distance away, drag forks being got to work
22:51 - STOP MESSAGE - compressed air foam main jet now in use damping down and protection of surrounding hedgerow, fire believed to be accidental, fire investigation taking place, Police in attendance.
23:17 - fire now extinguished, damping down and turning over complete, fire investigation complete, cause believed accidental, a compress air foam blanket has been applied to remaining hotspots to prevent further fire spread during the rest of the evening, due to poor light a re-inspection will be required in the morning at approx 09:00 hrs.

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