Time Incident Posted: 15:20

Incident Date: 01/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location:

Incident Number: 7887

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One fire engine from Coalville Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 15:12

Damage: Severe fire to car

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Caller was received from the owner of the vehicle who was unsure of their location as they were travelling from Middlesborough to Birmingham, once their location was established just off the A42, and it was confirmed they were away from the vehicle in a safe place, crews were mobilised from Coalville station. The vehicle was well alight when crews booked in attendance but it was quickly extinguished using two hose reels. Prior to leaving the vehicle crews established that the owner had recovery options.

Updated Incident Information: STOP message at 15:12hrs - Fire extinguished, crew liaising with the vehicle owner regarding recovery.

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