Time Incident Posted: 16:20

Incident Date: 10/08/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Uppingham Road Billesdon

Incident Number: 62387

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Market Harborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 17:20

Damage: Severe fire to truck

Believed Cause: Accidental - Believed electrical fault

Initial Information: Caller reporting a flat bed truck on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 Ford Transit Flat Bed Truck involved in fire, 2 fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus and using 2 water hose reels to extinguish the fire. Crews removed scaffolding planks from rear of truck.
Digger used to move truck to a safe place.

Public Statement Issued:


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