Time Incident Posted: 10:20

Incident Date: 03/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rose Acre Close Scraptoft

Incident Number: 9710

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 10:23

Damage: Minor fire damage to vehicle

Believed Cause: Engine fault

Initial Information: Owner of vehicle reporting his car was on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed smoke issuing from the engine compartment, 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use.
Council required to clear road of oil spillage from vehicle
STOP message at 08:47hrs - Engine compartment being cooled using 1 hose reel. Environmental grab packs in use to cover oil spillage

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