Time Incident Posted: 04:20 hrs

Incident Date: 06/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Dieppe Way & Bramley Close, Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 14589 & 14591

Incident Type: Both Vehicle Fires P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:04 & 02:41 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Melton Mowbray Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager from Melton Mowbray Fire Station

Time Incident Closed: 03:13 hrs and 03:19 hrs respectively

Damage: Severe by fire to both vehicles

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition to both vehicles

Initial Information: First call to vehicle fire on Dieppe Way, just as crews had fire under control they noticed another vehicle fire across the road.
Second appliance was mobilised to attend first incident and ensure all was satisfactory whilst original appliance attended new incident.

Updated Incident Information: Dieppe Way: 1 vehicle involved in fire, 1hr jet and 2BA in use. Police requested to attend as believed deliberate ignition.
Damage: one third by fire and two thirds by heat & smoke
Bramley Close: 1 vehicle fully involved in fire directly outside of property. Fire has now been extinguished and all BA withdrawn. 1hr jet in use for damping down. Police in attendance and liaising with fire crews.
Cause: Deliberate ignition in engine compartment, Damage: severe by fire, heat & smoke

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