Time Incident Posted: 13:30

Incident Date: 05/03/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bruntingthorpe Airfield, Mere Road, Upper Bruntingthorpe

Incident Number: 53061

Incident Type: Fire Industrial Commercial P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Lutterworth, 1 x appliance from Market Harborough, 2 x appliances from Wigston, 1 x appliance from Kibworth, 1 x appliance from Southern, 1 x appliance from Eastern, 2 x appliances from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to reports of a fire at Bruntingthorpe Airfield - building involved.
Initial 2 x pumps mobilised however a 3rd was sent on due to the volume of calls.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival assistance message - make pumps 4 for personnel.
Further assistance - make aerial ladder platforms 1
Further assistance - make water carriers 1
Further assistance - make pumps 6 for breathing apparatus.
1 unit measuring 50M x 25M used as a spray booth involved in fire
Fire locate in corner of building and appears isolated
2 main jets in use outside of the building and breathing apparatus being used in the open
Gas to premise and gas storage unit near to building have all been isolated
UPDATE @ 14:36
All Breathing Apparatus now withdrawn and fire now extinguished, damping down in progress, all vehicles from site removed as much as possible, 1 Hose reel jet in use damping down in sector 3, ALP being got to work to inspect roof for hotspots, liaison taking place with onsite electrician. Fire investigation officer requested to attend.

Public Statement Issued:


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