Time Incident Posted: 22:00

Incident Date: 31/03/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Alcott Close Leicester

Incident Number: 4692

Incident Type: car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Western fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 6 vehicles in total - this includes 2 vehicles with 80% fire damage, 1 vehicle with 50% fire damage, 1 vehicle with 20% fire damage and 2 vehicles with moderate fire damage to body work

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call from member of the public reporting a car on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 4 vehicles involved in fire, 2 hose reels and 2 breathing apparatus in use.
Police required as believed deliberate ignition
A total of 6 cars have been affected by fire at this incident. fires have been extinguished using 2 hose reel jets and a dry powder extinguisher, Incident is being left with the Police.

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