Time Incident Posted: 20:45

Incident Date: 06/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Green Lane, Whitwick

Incident Number: 6753

Incident Type: Tree Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:10

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire appliance from Coalville Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received 20:31


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls were received from passersby on the A511 reporting a large fire involving trees, crews confirmed that this incident was a large fire on the grassland with conifer trees involved next to the public footpath, they used a thermal image camera, one hose reel and drag forks to extinguish.

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