Time Incident Posted: 19:10

Incident Date: 20/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Main Street Thorpe Satchville

Incident Number: 15333

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Melton Mowbray

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 18:20

Damage: Moderate fire and severe smoke damage to 3 vehicles

Believed Cause: Accidental - electrical fault

Initial Information: Several calls reporting a vehicle fire on the roadway

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested an additional fire engine as there were 3 cars on fire.
Crew closed the road for safety and used 1 hose reel and 2 BA to extinguish the flames.
Police requested to attend

Public Statement Issued:


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