Time Incident Posted: 02:29

Incident Date: 13/11/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location:

Incident Number: 16610

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 02:36

Damage: 100% fire damage to the engine compartment of the first car, 25% damage by radiated heat to the second, and 10% by radiated heat to the other 2 cars. The road surface was also damaged.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Several calls were received from members of the public to a on car fire in the middle of a street of terraced houses. The fire from this car spread to 3 nearby cars.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: Do you know when your car next needs a service and MOT?

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