Time Incident Posted: 15:25

Incident Date: 11/11/2020

Incident Location: Ashby Road Central Shepshed

Incident Number: 16479

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Shepshed

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical Fault in engine compartment

Initial Information: Car Fire outside petrol station on Ashby Road Central in Shepshed. Vehicle is a BMW. 1 hose reel jet in use. Fire Service have closed road whilst dealing with the fire.
No casualties. Police requested for traffic management.

Updated Incident Information: STOP @15:32 confirmed fire extinguished using hose reel jet. Vehicle has been isolated and carriageway re-opened

Public Statement Issued:


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