Time Incident Posted: 19:45

Incident Date: 22/08/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Anstey Lane, off, A46 Leicester

Incident Number: 12814

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:25

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Moderate fire damage to bonnet and engine compartment, water and smoke damage to passenger compartment

Believed Cause: Accidental due to electrical fault in engine compartment

Initial Information: Call from vehicle owner reporting it on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival 1 Ford Focus well alight, 2 fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus and using 1 hose reel to extinguish the fire.

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