Time Incident Posted: 19:35

Incident Date: 15/12/2016

Incident Location: Top Street, Wing

Incident Number: 18600

Incident Type: Thatched Roof Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Uppingham, Birstall, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Corby, Wigston - Command Support Vehicle, Melton - Welfare vehicle, Lutterworth - water carrier, Red Cross Emergency Support vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: SM Douglas - Incident Commander

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Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Called to a thatched roof of a cottage involved in fire. 4 appliances sent. Fire in roof space - 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use. Police in attendance for traffic management. Assistance message received - make pumps 6. Assistance message - make pumps 8.

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