Time Incident Posted: 22:06

Incident Date: 28/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Mill Lane, Cottesmore

Incident Number: 12986

Incident Type: Stack Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:32

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Oakham 1 from Melton and 1 from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to fire at the side of a field involving bales.
One large stack involved involved in fire, one hose reel jet in use for cooling of hedge next to stack, beaters in use to extinguish fire in the field.
Stack is being allowed to burn and 2 hose reel jets in place to cool surrounding area. Positive Pressure Ventilation fan and drag forks in use to promote burning.
This incident has been scaled down to 1 appliance.

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