Time Incident Posted: 13:52

Incident Date: 13/01/2021

Incident Location: Field Opposite Lower Moor Road

Incident Number: 2459

Incident Type: Fire Electrical Installation

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received advising of an electrical pole cables have fallen down and set the electrical pole on fire.
Incident is located on a field opposite Lower Moor Road.

Updated Incident Information: One wooden pole and wiring involved in fire.
Fire Service crews awaiting arrival of Western Power to isolate the Pole.

* Western Power now in attendance and Fire Service crews are liaising with Western Power to formulate a plan of action.

13:58: Power has been isolated, this has affected the power supply to the whole of the village. Wester Power are working hard to ensure that the power to the village is up and running as soon as possible.
Fire Crews have put a cordon in place for public safety

Public Statement Issued:


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