Time Incident Posted: 11:50

Incident Date: 03/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Martin Shaw woods, Slate Pit Lane, Groby

Incident Number: 9124

Incident Type: Fire in woodland

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from western station, 1 from Birstall station

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Fire located in remote location in woods, water backpack and beaters in use

Updated Incident Information: Approx 100 square metres of woodland involved in fire, this is a deep seated fire in a remote location in martinshaw woods. Fire remains smouldering, Compressed air foam system mobile extinguisher in use.

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