Time Incident Posted: 00:23

Incident Date: 25/01/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Houghton Lane, Stoughton

Incident Number: 3214

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:32

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: crew

Time Incident Closed: 00:07

Damage: 70% damage by fire.

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition.

Initial Information: Several calls received to a car on fire in a field off Houghton Lane.

Updated Incident Information: 1 car, believed to be a VW Golf, well alight in a field. Crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.
Vehicle is believed to have been stolen and police are in attendance.

Public Statement Issued:


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