Time Incident Posted: 10:20

Incident Date: 10/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location:

Incident Number: 7961

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:35

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 25% to car by fire. 50% by smoke

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical Fault

Initial Information: Vauxhall Astra involved in fire, 1 hose reel 2 breathing apparatus in use.

Updated Incident Information: STOP@09:57 Confirmed fire extinguished, Breathing apparatus withdrawn.
Thermal Imaging Camera in use

Public Statement Issued:


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