Time Incident Posted: 03:00

Incident Date: 18/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Seaton Road, Barrowden

Incident Number: 10081

Incident Type: Stack Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump and TRV from Oakham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Stack fire reported.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed approx 1200 bales of straw in a stack 100m x 20m involved in fire, well alight. Fire spread to hedgerow and stubble field.
2 hose reel and beaters in use to extinguish the fire.
Police in attendance.

19/7/18 11:13 - Crews have continued to inspect the scene throughout the night and a further inspection is due later today. A fire break is in place and the fire is likely to burn for several days.

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