Time Incident Posted: 15:05

Incident Date: 07/08/2022

Incident Location: Brooke Road, Ridlington

Incident Number: 61857

Incident Type: Fire Standing Corn/Crop

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Uppingham, Oakham, Market Harborough, Melton, Loughborough and Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a field on fire in Ridlington.
Initially 2 pumping appliances were mobilised to the incident, but more assistance was requested and a further 3 appliances were mobilised.
45 acres of field and 1 tractor are involved in fire.

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