Time Incident Posted: 14:00

Incident Date: 15/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gallus Drive, Hinckley

Incident Number: 9916

Incident Type: Garage fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:03

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 15:00

Damage: Fire damage to wheelie bin, fence and slight fire damage to garage

Believed Cause: carelessly discarded BBQ

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting a wheelie bin fire, spreading to garage

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed wheelie bin fire, spread to fence and garage. 1 hose reel jet and 2 breathing apparatus in use to extinguish the flames.
Stop at 13:36hrs Crews cutting away and damping down area.
Damage: Wheelie bin and fence totally destroyed by fire, slight damage to adjacent property's garage

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