Time Incident Posted: 08:07

Incident Date: 31/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Leicester Road Hinckley

Incident Number: 13151

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Damage was 100% to machinery and 50 tons of waste.

Believed Cause: Cause was a fault in the machinery, unable to establish fuel or electrical.

Initial Information: 08:04 - 1 bailing machine and 50 tonnes of rubbish involved in fire. 1 hose reel jet and 1 main jet in use.

Updated Incident Information: 08:31 - 1 foam jet and 1 hose reel jet still in use. Progress being made in extinguishing fire.
09:32 - Stop received: Fire in the machinery and rubbish now extinguished. Damping down and investigation in progress.

Public Statement Issued:


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