Time Incident Posted: 08:25

Incident Date: 23/04/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Blaby Road, South Wigston

Incident Number: 6946

Incident Type: Car on Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Wigston Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 09:15


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to a grey car involved in fire on Blaby Road, South Wigston. This incident is located close to the Tesco Superstore.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival crews tackled fire using 1 hose-reel jet. 2 Firefighters were wearing Breathing apparatus.
Traffic is building in the surrounding area.
*STOP MESSAGE FROM CREWS* 08:29 - Fire now extinguished, crews remaining in attendance to assist Police with traffic management and recovery of vehicle.

Public Statement Issued:


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