Time Incident Posted: 21:54

Incident Date: 24/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Leicester Road junction of Rectory Lane - Thurcaston

Incident Number: 12739

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:01

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire engine from Birstall Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 80% damage by fire to field

Believed Cause: deliberate by persons unknown

Initial Information: 21:46 - STOP - 3 individual fires located in field. 2 fires have been extinguished using hosereel jet. 1 fire has been separated using a fire break created using farmers machinery.

Updated Incident Information: Incident has been left open for re-inspection 25/08 AM
A further re inspection will be carried out this evening 25/08

Public Statement Issued:


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