Time Incident Posted: 22:46

Incident Date: 20/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Heacham Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 7250

Incident Type: Shed Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Birstall fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Shed and 10m of fence destroyed by fire, heat damage to ground and first floor windows.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to used barbecue being placed in wheelie bin.

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting a fire in a wheelie bin spreading to shed.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed shed and fencing involved in fire, 1 hose reel in use to fight the fire.
STOP message at 22:55hrs - Fire out, 1 hose reel in use damping area down.

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