Time Incident Posted: 15:12

Incident Date: 05/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ridge Way, Oadby

Incident Number: 14647

Incident Type: Tree fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:25

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Wigston fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 15:51


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: 14:50 1 tree involved in fire. 1 extended hose reel in use

Updated Incident Information: 15:05 difficulty in extinguishing fire higher in the tree and internal in the trunk. 1 extended hose reel, hand axes, and short extension ladder in use.

15:23 Locating hot spots within the area utilising a thermal image camera. Extended Hose reel and short extension ladder in use.

15:51 stop message: 1 tree has now been extinguished using a hose reel jet. small amount of hot spots remain. incident is to remain open for a re-inspection at 19:30

Public Statement Issued:


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