Time Incident Posted: 23:05

Incident Date: 26/08/2017

Incident Location: Swithland Camp, Roecliffe Road, Newtown Linford

Incident Number: 12851

Incident Type: Property Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:38

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:30

Damage: 5% by fire to log Cabin

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call received to a cabin involved in fire and also a smell of gas. 1 appliance mobilised from Western Fire Station

Updated Incident Information: After arrival crews confirmed a log cabin was involved in fire but fire was tackled by site residents and was now out. Inspection carried out by fire crews using Thermal imaging camera and damping down hotspots with a back pack.

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