Time Incident Posted: 11:30

Incident Date: 25/04/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hathern Road Long Whatton

Incident Number: 10:35

Incident Type: Industrial extraction unit

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Loughborough, 1 pump from Shepshed, 1 pump from Castle Donington and Tactical Response Vehicle from Lougborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 13:25

Damage: Moderate fire to machinery and slight fire ducting

Believed Cause: Accidental - Wood chippings ignited in ducting

Initial Information: Site personnel reporting fire in extraction unit.

Updated Incident Information: Fire in cutting machine and extraction unit inside a single storey building, used for planing and filing timber. fire being extinguished using 2 hose reels.
Fire in 5m of the extraction unit, extraction unit being inspected to ensure fire is extinguished.
Fire debris being loaded into lorry and being checked for smoldering materials.
Specialist onsite team assisting fire crews.
12;14hrs STOP message - fire out, inspection and damping down areas completed.

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