Time Incident Posted: 14:16

Incident Date: 27/06/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Devonshire Lane, Leicester

Incident Number: 8738

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:27

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 30% by fire to fence panels and 20% fire damage to tree

Believed Cause: Believed Accidental due to out of control bonfire

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a fire in the area.

Updated Incident Information: One out of control bonfire, which had spread to fence panels and a tree, Fire Service using one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, damping down and dragging out is in progress and thermal imaging camera is being used to check for any hot spots. No further hot spots found.

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