Time Incident Posted: 18:26

Incident Date: 08/04/2017

Incident Location: Roecliffe road, Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

Incident Number: 5087

Incident Type: Grass/Field fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Birstall Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 20:30


Believed Cause: Deliberate

Initial Information:

Updated Incident Information: 17:12 - approximately 1000m of scrubland involved in fire, one hose reel, triple x foam and beaters in use.

Stop message 17:34 - Fire is now extinguished, crews shuttling water to damp down area, this incident is to be left open for re-inspection at 20:00 hours

Re-inspection carried out. full inspection of area has been carried out with no hot spots detected.

Public Statement Issued:


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