Time Incident Posted: 00:25

Incident Date: 09/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Jersey Road Leicester

Incident Number: 5105

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:15

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 01:00

Damage: Severe fire damage to the engine compartment, severe smoke to passenger compartment

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Several calls received to a car fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed (STOP 00:30hrs) 1 car involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus (working in the open) and 1 hose reel jet in use to extinguish the fire. Crew liaising with the vehicle owner

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