Time Incident Posted: 15:02

Incident Date: 24/05/2020

Incident Location: Watling Street, Higham on the Hill

Incident Number: 8564

Incident Type: Fire Retail/Public Assembly

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:55

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 10 Pumping Appliances, 4 Special Appliances, 4 Officers

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Building fully involved in fire.
Involves 1 storey temporary building measuring approximately 15m x 50m
This is a fully ventilated fire
Multiple cars involved
Four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and one main jet in use

Updated Incident Information: Incident involves fifteen cars, 2 trailers and one forklift, liquid petroleum bullets not involved in fire also not involved are two 50 gallon petrol drums that are empty.

Public Statement Issued:


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