Time Incident Posted: 10:55

Incident Date: 26/04/2020

Incident Location: Stanley Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 7438

Incident Type: Tree fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 50% fire damage to conifer

Believed Cause: Accidental - close proximity of bonfire

Initial Information: Conifer tree involved in fire, approx 65 foot high. 1 hose reel jet in use

Updated Incident Information: STOP@10:57 confirmed 1 large conifer fire now extinguished using 1 hose reel jet

Public Statement Issued: Having a bonfire, Make sure its located in a suitable position. Away from trees.
Also burn safe, only burn items that should be burnt. Inconsiderate burning of flammable goods leads to smoke pollution.
The advice is for people to Stay Home, respect people heeding that advice and think of their welfare

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