Time Incident Posted: 06:53 hrs

Incident Date: 17/11/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Normanton Lane, Heather

Incident Number: 17068

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:58 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 95% severe by fire

Believed Cause: Electrical

Initial Information: Milk delivery vehicle on fire

Updated Incident Information: 05:26 hrs: 1 van involved in fire, well alight, 2 hose reels in use and 1 breathing apparatus for comfort purposes. Request attendance of highways as this fire has damaged the road.
STOP at 05:43 hrs: 1 van carrying milk involved in fire, damping down in progress. Inform Police as vehicle will be left at side of carriageway.
05:43 hrs: There is also 50 litres of diesel and milk at side of roadway, not entering watercourse but will need soaking up with sand if highways attend this morning.

Public Statement Issued:


Please note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service warrants that the information provided is believed accurate as at the date and time of publishing, this includes an indication of the nature of the incident, the cause motive and basic cause description. The Service reserves the right after that date to change, at its absolute discretion, the information provided in any way it chooses including but not limited to deletion and addition without further notice to you.