Time Incident Posted: 19:47 hrs

Incident Date: 02/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Wentworth Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 16466

Incident Type: Fire in the Open P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:44 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 19:50 hrs

Damage: Leaves by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call to fire on open ground

Updated Incident Information: 2 separate bonfires consisting of leaves involved in fire, 1 scotty backpack in use

Public Statement Issued: If lighting bonfires at this time of year please remember to check for hedgehogs and if at all possible try not to tie up our resources on small deliberate fires at this particularly busy time of year.


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