Time Incident Posted: 16:45

Incident Date: 13/04/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Petworth Drive, Leicester

Incident Number: 6988

Incident Type: Fire Shed P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Western Station and 1 Appliance from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 17:38


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to Fire Control reporting of a Large Fire in gardens of location, several trees, sheds and fences involved in Fire.

Updated Incident Information: Fire Service extinguished Fire using 2 Hose-Reel Jets. Cause believed accidental from embers of bonfire in garden of adjacent road.

Public Statement Issued:


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