Time Incident Posted: 13:00

Incident Date: 14/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sileby Marina, Mill Lane Sileby

Incident Number: 5370

Incident Type: Boat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Birstall station, 1 pump from Loughborough station and Technical Rescue from Southern station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 18:28

Damage: severe fire damage to canal boat

Believed Cause: Accidental -

Initial Information: Call from site reporting a boat fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 boat involved in fire 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus is use to fight the fire.
STOP message 13:28 - breathing apparatus withdrawn, fire out. severe fire damage to 1 canal boat 15ft x 6ft. Crews dragging out and damping down.
Thermal Image Camera used to check for hot spots. Further inspection at 18:30hrs
Re-inspection has taken place no further action needs to be taken by the Fire Service.

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