Time Incident Posted: 11:00 HRS

Incident Date: 23/11/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: PARK RISE, SHEPSHED

Incident Number: 17399

Incident Type: MANHOLE SMOKING

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:17 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: SHEPSHED

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WATCH MANAGER

Time Incident Closed: STOP MESSAGE - 11:23 HRS

Damage: BELIEVED SOME DAMAGE TO CABLING BUT UNABLE TO CONFIRM AS UNDERGROUND, INCIDENT LEFT WITH WESTERN POWER ENGINEERS

Believed Cause: ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT IN UNDERGROUND CABLING

Initial Information: REPORTS OF SMOKE COMING FROM A MANHOLE COVER
CREWS IN ATTENDANCE REQUESTED ELECTRICITY BOARD AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERS TO ATTEND
SMOKE ISSUING FROM MANHOLE COVERS IN FOOTPATH CLOSE TO PROPERTY, FURTHER INVESTIGATION BEING CARRIED OUT, AREA CORDONED OFF

Updated Incident Information: WESTERN POWER IN ATTENDANCE
INCIDENT HANDED OVER TO THEM

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