Time Incident Posted: 13:53

Incident Date: 30/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fields off station Road North Luffenham

Incident Number: 6104

Incident Type: Grassland fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Oakham fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: ACCIDENTAL Due to broken low voltage electricity cables

Initial Information: Call to grass land involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 50 sq metres of grassland involved in fire, beaters and water backpack in use.
Incident Commander requested attendance of the Electricty Company due to fallen cables.
STOP message 13:38hrs - Fire extinguished due to electrical hazard in the field crews have placed a warning notice on the gates to the field warning of this hazard.

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