Time Incident Posted: 03:48

Incident Date: 07/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Catherine Street, junction of Watson Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 6460

Incident Type: Road traffic collision

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 from Eastern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 04:00hrs

Damage: Severe fire to 50% of vehicle

Believed Cause: Collision with tree

Initial Information: Road traffic collision involving one car collided with tree. No persons trapped, vehicle well alight. One firefighter wearing breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished, damping down in progress.
STOP 03:46hrs - Fire extinguished using 1 hose reel, all breathing apparatus withdrawn.

Public Statement Issued:


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