Time Incident Posted: 18:25

Incident Date: 14/06/2020

Incident Location: Wolsey Island Way Leicester

Incident Number: 9525

Incident Type: Fire in the Open

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Approx 40 emergency calls reporting black smoke seen in the vicinity of Abbey Park Road area.
Crews in attendance confirmed large quantity of rubbish and tyres involved. 1 main jet in use

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished, damping down in progress.
Approx 100sqm of waste & tyres was involved in fire

Public Statement Issued:


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