Time Incident Posted: 17:10

Incident Date: 08/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield

Incident Number: 9454

Incident Type: Fire Grass / Field

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Coalville, Western, Market Bosworth and Shepshed as well as the Water Carrier from Loughborough Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received to a grass fire at Hill Hole Quarry. On arrival crews requested more appliances for personnel along with the Water Carrier.

Updated Incident Information: Approximately 500 m by 500 m of grass and heath land involved in fire. 3 hose reel jets and beaters in use.

Public Statement Issued:


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