Time Incident Posted: 23:00

Incident Date: 30/01/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sawgate Lane Stapleford Nr Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 1434

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:50

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:05

Damage: Car destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Call received from a member of the public reporting a vehicle on fire on the roadway

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car involved in fire 1 hose reel and 1 breathing apparatus set in use to extinguish the fire.
Police informed as believed vehicle has been stolen.
Highways informed as roadway suffered some scorching damage.
STOP message at 23:15hrs - Car fire extinguished, damping down area using 1 hose reel.
Car believed to be a Citroen Picasso, no other details.

Public Statement Issued:


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