Time Incident Posted: 19:20

Incident Date: 08/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Strathmore Road Hinckley

Incident Number: 13632

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:25

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Hinckley Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 18:10

Damage: Severe fire damage to engine compartment

Believed Cause: Electrical fault in engine compartment

Initial Information: Resident reporting a vehicle fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed Land Rover vehicle, fire in the engine compartment, 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use to extinguish the fire.
Stop message at 17:48 - Fire extinguished, damping down the area and all equipment being made up.

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