Time Incident Posted: 23:20

Incident Date: 04/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Canal bank near Empress Road

Incident Number: 18315

Incident Type: Fire in the open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Loughborough station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Cause believed deliberate.
Police informed.

Initial Information: Call to a hedge fire on the canal bank.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival crews found 1 wheelie bin involved in fire.
Buckets of water used to extinguish the fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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