Time Incident Posted: 23:43

Incident Date: 18/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Stamford Drive Coalville

Incident Number: 8280

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:26

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% to interior of car by fire and smoke, 50% to rear of vehicle. A nearby vehicle has also suffered 5% damage by heat

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Calls received from residents of Stamford Drive to report a car fire

Updated Incident Information: 23:38 - 1 Vauxhall car model not yet known well alight. 2BA and 1 hose reel jet in use working in the open

23:51 - STOP - Fire has now been extinguished and BA withdrawn. Damping down now in progress. Fire service liaising with owner and awaiting arrival of police

Public Statement Issued:


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