Time Incident Posted: 02:40

Incident Date: 25/04/2018

Incident Location: Columbine Road Leicester

Incident Number: 5551

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliance from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 03:30

Damage: Severe fire damage to 2 cars

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Calls received to car fire, 1 appliance from Eastern mobilised. In attendance and assistance message followed for second appliance due to second vehicle involved in fire.
2 breathing apparatus 3 hose reels in use

Updated Incident Information: 2 cars involved, fires now extinguished, breathing apparatus withdraw, damping down in progress
Fire Investigation taking place
1 Audi and 1 Honda car involved

Public Statement Issued:


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