Time Incident Posted: 05:10

Incident Date: 30/11/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sweetbriar Road Leicester

Incident Number: 17459

Incident Type: Vehicle fires

Initial Emergency Call Received: 05:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Central Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 06;20

Damage: Severe fire damage to 3 cars, moderate heat damage to 2 cars.

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Several calls received from members of the public reporting cars on fire in the car park to the church on Sweetbriar Road Leicester.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival the fire crew found 3 cars on fire and used 2 water hose reels to fight the fire. The firefighters wore 2 sets of breathing apparatus for comfort whilst working in the open.
VW Golf severe by fire
Citroen Belingo severe by fire
Fiat Stilo severe by heat and smoke
Lexus IS200 moderate heat damage
renault Clio moderate heat damage

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