Time Incident Posted: 19:16 hrs

Incident Date: 08/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Thurcaston Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 13637

Incident Type: Fire Rubbish and Refuse P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:54 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 19:25 hrs

Damage: Fridge freezer destroyed by fire & several trees by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Reports of black smoke in the area

Updated Incident Information: Stop message from incident ground: one fridge freezer involved in fire and fire has spread to several trees. One hose reel in use - appliance committed for approx 10 minutes

Public Statement Issued: Please dispose of your white goods appropriately, don't just leave them around for anybody to collect and set fire to.


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