Time Incident Posted: 12:07

Incident Date: 21/05/2019

Incident Location: Uppingham road, Houghton on the hill

Incident Number: 8844

Incident Type: Barn fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: call received from Farmer reporting a number of straw bales involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival, Fire crews confirmed this incident involves between 50-100 straw bales involved involved in fire, bales involved are located within a Dutch barn.

Crews fighting the fire using 2 hose reel jets, heavy farm machinery is being used by farmer to remove unaffected bales from the barn.

Public Statement Issued:


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