Time Incident Posted: 01:37

Incident Date: 13/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Kate Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 12028

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One Appliance from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 01:40

Damage: 90% damage to main vehicle involved in fire and 15% damage to second vehicle involved

Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a car fire on Kate Street.
Crews confirmed 2 cars involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus working in the open, Fire is being extinguished with a hose reel jet.
Stop message received 01:19 - 2 vehicles involved in fire now extinguished using hose reel jet. Breathing Apparatus has been withdrawn.
Incident has been handed over to the police.

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