Time Incident Posted: 20:50

Incident Date: 26/01/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Westray Drive, Hinckley

Incident Number: 51158

Incident Type: Fire in the Open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Garden shed destroyed by fire, scorching to fence and 10 conifer trees destroyed by fire.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to hot ash from composting

Initial Information: Several calls received reporting garden fire.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident was confirmed as a shed and several conifer trees involved in fire.
2 hose reel jest were used to extinguish.

Public Statement Issued:


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