Time Incident Posted: 04:44

Incident Date: 25/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Church Street Braunston in Rutland

Incident Number: 10977

Incident Type: Fire Thatched Roof

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 6 Appliances, 1 ALP, 2 Water Carriers, Command Support and Welfare Unit

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: 2 Station Managers and one Group Manager in Attendance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initially called to Car involved in fire outside Property. Fire spread to Thatched Roof.
All persons accounted for.
Incident has been sectorised 4 BA, 4 HR producing foam in use, 1 main jet in use. Water ferry set up.
6 pump relief mobilised at 04:15

Updated Incident Information: ALP Being got to work. 4 HR jets and 2 Main Jets in use. Handover to Relief Crews in progress.

Over the course of the incident we had the following appliances attend, either as a first attendance or as subsequent reliefs:
Appliances - Birstall, Melton, Eastern, Western, Wigston, Billesdon, Oakham, Uppingham, Market Harborough, Hinckley, Kettering
Special Appliances - Loughborough, Melton, Western, Shepshed, Central, Lutterworth

At 10:36 the Technical Rescue team from Southern station were mobilised to the incident to shore up the property. The Heavy Rescue Unit and two modules containing additional resources and equipment were dispatched.

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