Time Incident Posted: 12:15

Incident Date: 16/09/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Davenport Rd, Evington, Leicester

Incident Number: 13517

Incident Type: Shed Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received at 12:18

Damage: Eight fence panels, two sheds and one tree destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Cause was accidental, a small bonfire which was in too close proximity to the fence.

Initial Information: Fire Control received several calls from nearby residents and from the Police to a tree involved in fire.
Crews in attendance from Eastern Station used one hose reel and drag forks to extinguish two sheds, two garden fence panels and a large conifer involved in fire.
A propane cylinder was checked for heat using a thermal imaging camera.

Updated Incident Information: At 12:18 the fire was confirmed as extinguished, the crews were continuing to drag out, damp down and cut away all affected materials.

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