Time Incident Posted: 10:45 hrs

Incident Date: 06/07/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Blossom Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 10487

Incident Type: Fire Shed P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:41 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 10:02 hrs

Damage: 2 sheds destroyed, 6 metres of fencing, partial damage to plastic greenhouse, a number of bicycles and an electric scooter

Believed Cause: Accidental - fire spread from bonfire.

Initial Information: Several calls received to a shed fire which was spreading to fencing.
Crews in attendance confirmed 2 garden sheds and 6 metres of fencing involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus and hose reel in use, fire has been knocked down and is being extinguished.
Three properties affected by fire and sustained damage to property.

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