Time Incident Posted: 22:30

Incident Date: 20/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Lindridge Lane Desford

Incident Number: 7249

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21;43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Western and 1 pump from Southern fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Car destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Call received from member of the public reporting a car fire in a field

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed Road Traffic Collision involving 1 car, car has left the roadway and well alight.
1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use.
Police and Ambulance in attendance.
22:26hrs - Fire now out, 1 hose reel in use to cool area, use of 1 low pressure air bag to check for any casualties under the vehicle.
STOP message at 22;43hrs - Full search of area and under vehicle completed no persons found. Area damped down using 1 hose reel now complete.
Incident being handed over to the Police.

Public Statement Issued:


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