Time Incident Posted: 15:24

Incident Date: 22/02/2019

Incident Location: A47 Uppingham

Incident Number: 4630

Incident Type: Road Traffic Collision Large Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x Uppingham, 1 x Eastern, 1 x Melton, 1 x Oakham and Technical Rescue from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of first attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls to a large vehicle and car involved in a road traffic collision resulting in fire of the HGV.
On arrival, one car and on lorry involved in RTC and one HGV involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: One person extricated from the vehicle and being treated by East Midlands Ambulance Service.
2 breathing apparatus still in use extinguishing lorry fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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