Time Incident Posted: 18:50

Incident Date: 27/07/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hinckley Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 12112

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:23

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 18:39

Damage: 50% by fire to the plastic cowling of the engine compartment.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a car on fire on Hinckley Road.

Updated Incident Information: Small fire in the engine compartment of a BMW. The fire was out on arrival of the Fire Service.

1 hose reel jet in use for cooling purposes.

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