Time Incident Posted: 09:25

Incident Date: 21/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Middleton Street Leicester

Incident Number: 12502

Incident Type: car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from central fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 09:19

Damage: Severe fire to car

Believed Cause: Accidental due to mechanical fault

Initial Information: car fire located near to Aylestone park

Updated Incident Information: 1 car involved in fire on the footpath of middleton street. All occupants evacuated prior to fire service arrival. Road closed in both directions. Police in attendance. 2 breathing apparatus , 1 hose reel and breaking in tools in use.

stop message - Fire service now cleaning debris from the road. Liaising with occupants and police regarding vehicle recovery.
cause : believed accidental due to mechanical fault. damage: 100% to vehicle and its contents.

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