Time Incident Posted: 19:45

Incident Date: 03/01/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fields off Featherstone Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 114

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Wigston fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:50

Damage: Car destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition by persons unknown

Initial Information: Call received from a member of the public reporting a vehicle fire near the woods

Updated Incident Information: From the Incident Commander on arrival - Car located on parkland near the woods, 1 hose reel and 2 Breathing Apparatus in use.
STOP - 19:23 - Car fire extinguished, believed to be a Ford KA car.

Public Statement Issued:


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