Time Incident Posted: 16:30

Incident Date: 04/08/2018

Incident Location: Vicary Lane woodhouse

Incident Number: 11144

Incident Type: Grass Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Discarded smoking material

Initial Information: Approx 100sqm of grass & undergrowth involved, 1 hose reel jet and dragforks in use.
Disused fallen power line also involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished, 1 hose reel jet in use
Thermal Imaging Camera & water back pack in use for watering down hotspots

Public Statement Issued:


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