Time Incident Posted: 23:09

Incident Date: 31/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cokayne Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 7857

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Western Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:57

Damage: 3% by fire to internal passenger compartment

Believed Cause: Mechanical Defect

Initial Information: Call received to a car fire from the owner of the vehicle who was in attendance

Updated Incident Information: Crews found small area under the back seat smouldering, thermal imaging camera and 1 hose reel jet used to extinguish. Owner of vehicle made vehicle safe prior to arrival of fire service.

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