Time Incident Posted: 14:10

Incident Date: 28/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fields off Humble Lane Ratcliffe On The Wreake

Incident Number: 11207

Incident Type: Combine Harvester Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Birstall and 1 pump from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 15:27

Damage: Slight fire damage to wiring in engine bay

Believed Cause: Accidental due to faulty wiring

Initial Information: Call received from a farmer reporting a combine harvester on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed fire in engine bay of combine harvester, fire extinguishers and scotty backpack in use to extinguish the fire.
STOP message at 15:30 Engine compartment doused with water using 1 hose reel.

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