Time Incident Posted: 00:35

Incident Date: 24/06/2017

Incident Location: Vulcan Way, Coalville

Incident Number: 9229

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: S25P1, S26P1, S28P2, S24P1, S20W1, S31C1

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 01:13

Damage: Severe by fire to 20 vehicles

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a vehicle fire located on the industrial estate on Vulcan Way, Coalville. 1 appliance sent from Coalville Station.

Updated Incident Information: Upon attendance crews confirmed 2 vehicles involved and made up to 2 appliances, shortly after this another message was received to make up to 4 appliances and a water carrier. Crews confirmed several cars involved within compound and fire spreading to building.
Crews fighting fire with 3 hose reels and 2 jets and checking neighbouring properties for fire spread.
Crews Confirmed at 00:42 that fire in vehicles extinguished and incident scaled down to two appliances with all others being released from the incident.

Public Statement Issued:


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