Time Incident Posted: 02:00

Incident Date: 20/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cashmore View Leicester

Incident Number: 3919

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Eastern and 1 pump from Birstall fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 02:30

Damage: Severe fire to interior of the vehicle.

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Call received to a vehicle involved in road traffic collision with a tree and believed person trapped

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 hybrid car involved in fire. No persons inside or trapped.
2 BA and 1 hose reel in use to extinguish the fire.
STOP message at 02:09hrs - Power to hybrid vehicle isolated and area damped down using 1 hose reel.

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