Time Incident Posted: 21:19

Incident Date: 23/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cottesmore Road Leicester

Incident Number: 5782

Incident Type: Fire in the open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 21:15


Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition.

Initial Information: Number of calls received to a Fire at the rear of Cottesmore Road. Informative message received: Fences, bushes and brambles involved in fire. Fire being extinguished using hose reel jet.
STOP message received: Fire now extinguished and damping down of fences hedges and brambles now taking place using one hose reel jet and drag forks and reciprocating saw.
Further informative message: Damping down and cutting away now complete, Survey has been completed using the thermal imaging camera with no hot spots found. All equipment is being made up.

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