Time Incident Posted:

Incident Date: 12/03/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Morledge Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 3642

Incident Type: Lorry Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 05:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Central station

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Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Several calls received to reports of a lorry heavily involved in fire
On arrival found to be a Tipper truck involved in fire. 2 hose reel jets and 2 breathing apparatus in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished and breathing apparatus withdrawn. One hose reel jet still in use for damping down.

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