Time Incident Posted: 16:15

Incident Date: 30/04/2018

Incident Location: Melton Road Wymondham

Incident Number: 5800

Incident Type: Lorry Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Melton & Oakham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Cab and Engine Compartment 100% severe by fire, 10% damage by fire to the Recycling Container

Believed Cause: Engine Malfunction

Initial Information: Dustbin lorry involved in fire. Fire affecting cab and engine compartment, not its load.
2 breathing apparatus 2 hose reel jets in use

Updated Incident Information: STOP MESSAGE @16:03
Fire extinguished, breathing apparatus withdrawn, 1 hose reel still in use damping down hotspots

Public Statement Issued:


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