Time Incident Posted: 02:03

Incident Date: 20/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: The Crestway, Whetstone

Incident Number: 12458

Incident Type: Fire in the Open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Southern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 02:12


Believed Cause: Accidental ignition from discarded smoking materials

Initial Information: Call received from neighbour stating that there was a garden fire which was close to their fence.

Updated Incident Information: 02:00 One outside storage unit involved in fire. Fascia boards of adjacent garage also involved. Crews are currently cutting away and damping down using one hose reel jet and small gear.
02:07 The fire has now been extinguished and the cutting away of burnt materials has taken place. Advice has been given to occupier.

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