Time Incident Posted: 08:18

Incident Date: 10/09/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bypass Road, Asfordby, Leicester

Incident Number: 13433

Incident Type: Large Vehicle Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:18

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Melton Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 08:30

Damage: 20% fire damage to the bus

Believed Cause: Electrical fire in engine compartment

Initial Information: Call received to a bus on fire just before the Asfordby roundabout on Bypass Road.

Updated Incident Information: 1 double decker bus well alight. Fire extinguished using hose reel jet and damping down took place.

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