Time Incident Posted: 22:05

Incident Date: 30/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cort Crescent

Incident Number: 16058

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:31

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from western station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 22:09

Damage: 30% fire damage to engine compartment.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Believed electrical fault

Initial Information: Call from member of the public to a car fire

Updated Incident Information: Small fire in engine compartment of Vauxhall Astra, 1 hosereel in use to fight the fire.
STOP message at 21:54 - Fire now extinguished.

Public Statement Issued:


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