Time Incident Posted: 03:50

Incident Date: 18/05/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Pawley Gardens Leicester

Incident Number: 8082

Incident Type: Vehicles on fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Southern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:50hrs

Damage: Car transporter suffered severe fire damage, car on transporter, moderate fire damage and car on roadway slight fire damage

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Several callers reporting a vehicle on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed a Transit car transporter fully involved in fire, transporter carrying 1 car also on fire.
Vehicle parked next to transporter involved in fire.
2 fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus used 2 water hose reel jets to extinguish the fires.
Police requested to attend as believed deliberate ignition.
Fires extinguished at 00:21hrs and crews damping down the area.

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