Time Incident Posted: 18:15

Incident Date: 11/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Abbey Lane near to Red Hill Circle, Leicester

Incident Number: 8420

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:55

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Western Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to reports of car fire near to Red Hill Circle

Updated Incident Information: 1 x Porsche Caymen fully involved in fire, 2 BA 2HR jets in use, Police in attendance liaising with owner to arrange recovery of vehicle. Police have closed off Abbey Lane between Thurcaston Road and red Hill Circle. Traffic light also damaged by fire.

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