Time Incident Posted: 09:00

Incident Date: 27/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Holt Road, Medbourne

Incident Number: 19414

Incident Type: Fire Silo / Grain Dryer

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Market Harborough station, 1 appliance from Central station, 1 appliance from Southern station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Cause believed to be an electrical fault

Initial Information: Grain dryer involved in fire 2 metres from another storage building. No immediate threat to building.

Updated Incident Information: Silo contains approximately 20 tonnes of barley. Fire Service are attempting to open the inspection hatch and liaising with farmer for access to the silo.

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