Time Incident Posted: 00:50

Incident Date: 26/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Westray Drive, Hinckley

Incident Number: 8636

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Hinckley Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Several calls received to property for Car Port attached to House being involved in Fire. Property and neighbouring properties evacuated and all persons accounted for. 4 Firefighters in Breathing Apparatus using 2 Hose-Reel Jets fought fire. Police also in attendance.

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished and all breathing apparatus withdrawn. Damping down taken place and all equipment made up. A Fire Investigation officer will attend this incident to investigate the cause of the fire.

UPDATE - following Fire Investigation today, the cause of this fire is believed to be deliberate ignition. Damage was severe by fire to car port and significant damage to the side of the property.

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