Time Incident Posted: 19:45

Incident Date: 22/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hill lane Markfield

Incident Number: 7540

Incident Type: Grass and woodland fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from southern, 1 from coalville, 1 from western, 1 from loughborough and the water carrier

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: multiple calls received to fire and smoke seen

Updated Incident Information: approx 150 sq meters of grass and woodland involved in fire. increase the attendance to 4 pumps and the water carrier.
3 main jets in use and 1 hose reel in use. water relay has been set up. incident has been sectorised.
fire has now been contained. damping down and cutting away in progress.
stop message: fire believed out. making up equipment in progress
reinspection to be carried out 23/04

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