Time Incident Posted: 21:21

Incident Date: 09/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Chapel Lane, Stathern

Incident Number: 18579

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Melton Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:09


Believed Cause: Self-heating compost heap.

Initial Information: A call from a neighbour was received to a shed on fire on Chapel Lane.

Updated Incident Information: The fire involved a wood store and compost heap and had also affected approximately three meters of fencing. One high pressure hose reel jet was in use.

The fire was extinguished and the wood store dismantled while damping down was in progress.

Public Statement Issued:


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