Time Incident Posted: 17:02 hrs

Incident Date: 16/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: King Richards Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 17566

Incident Type: Fire Rubbish & Refuse

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:10 hrs

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 15:45 hrs

Damage: Rubbish by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental - out of control bonfire

Initial Information: Reports of smoke and fire in the area at rear of property on King Richards Road.

Updated Incident Information: Crews attended and discovered that due to quantity of plastics being burnt in a skip, 1 hr was required to extinguish fire.

Public Statement Issued: Members of the public are advised to ensure that they try and keep Bonfires and other burning under control at all times.


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