Time Incident Posted: 19:48

Incident Date: 25/04/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Biffa, High Street, Syston

Incident Number: 55768

Incident Type: Fire Recycling

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall, 1 x appliance Western

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Cause: carelessly discarded battery
damag: 50% fire damage to refuse.

Initial Information: Call received from site reporting a fire within rubbish.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as large fire within recycling bay of tip, 2 hose reel jets in use.
Approx 5 - 6 tonnes of refuse involved in fire. Fire now extinguished, damping down and dragging out in progress.

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