Time Incident Posted: 18:55

Incident Date: 07/06/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Church Nook, Wigston

Incident Number: 7681

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Wigston station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 18:46

Damage: Greenhouse and contents destroyed

Believed Cause: Accidental. butane gas powered weedkiller ignited bags next to the greenhouse.

Initial Information: Several calls received to a greenhouse on fire.

Updated Incident Information: Greenhouse and contents destroyed by fire.

Hose reel and drag fork in use.

Nearby shed and garage checked for heat using thermal image camera.

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