Time Incident Posted: 09:24

Incident Date: 08/01/2018

Incident Location: Leicester Road, Markfield

Incident Number: 293

Incident Type: Bus Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western Station and one appliance from Coalville Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 5% by fire to Engine Compartment

Believed Cause: Mechanical Fault

Initial Information: Call received from bus driver reporting bus involved in fire. On arrival fire in the engine compartment of Single Decker bus. Fire was out on arrival, Fire Service made vehicle safe and passengers have been transferred to second bus. Second Fire Appliance was not required.

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