Time Incident Posted: 13:28

Incident Date: 10/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location:

Incident Number: 14919

Incident Type: Fire in the open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Melton Fire station and 1 Appliance from Grantham station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch manager Scarlett

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received at 11:12to a quantity of pallets involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: Informative messages

11:50 - Large quantity of wood involved in fire, 1 hose reel in use.
12:10 - Steady progress being made, 2 hose reels now in use, damping down in progress, Compressed air foam jet also in use.

Stop message - Fire now extinguished - a re-inspection will be required at this incident later this afternoon. further update will follow

further informative messages
16:19 - 1 hose reel and drag forks in use. onsite workers are assisting with use of digger to remove remaining rubbish.

Public Statement Issued:


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