Time Incident Posted: 21:00

Incident Date: 22/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Burrough Road, Little Dalby

Incident Number: 12599

Incident Type: Tractor and Baler Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One fire appliance from Melton and one from Oakham Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received at 21:36

Damage: Both tractor and baler destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental due to build up of straw

Initial Information: Call was received to requesting the Fire Service to attend a tractor and baler involved in fire in a field at the address.
Crews confirmed that the tractor and baler were well alight, they started using one compressed air foam system (CAFS) jet to extinguish the fire with two breathing apparatus wearers working in the open.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: #Dial999InAnEmergency

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