Time Incident Posted: 15:42

Incident Date: 18/07/2017

Incident Location: Ling Road, Lougborough

Incident Number: 10655

Incident Type: Fire Railway Embankment

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Loughborough, one Station Manager

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls to a fire on the Great Central Railway embankment close to Ling Road in Loughborough.
Railway traffic stopped in both directions in order for the crew to safely extinguish the fire.

Updated Incident Information: Incident Commander 400 sq metres of railway embankment involved in fire, back pack and beaters in use. request the water bowser from Great Central Railway to attend and supply water to fight the fire.
Good progress being made to extinguish the fire. Back packs being used to damp down the area

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