Time Incident Posted: 14:10

Incident Date: 12/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Knighton Road

Incident Number: 8452

Incident Type: Dangerous Structure

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:45


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received stating that a tree had fallen into Knighton Road and onto 2 vehicles. No persons trapped and no injuries reported.

Updated Incident Information: Knighton Road has been closed in both directions until the council are able to remove the tree.
EMAS attended to a male casualty on scene.
A telegraph pole was also damaged by the tree.
Police are in attendance and the Fire Service have handed over the incident to the police.

Public Statement Issued:


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