Time Incident Posted: 19:15

Incident Date: 01/04/2017

Incident Location: St Columba way, Syston

Incident Number: 4725

Incident Type: Shed fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Birstall Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 19:15

Damage: 100% fire damage to 2 sheds, 30% radiated heat to windows and soffits of neighbouring property.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Several emergency calls received to fire in the rear garden of property on St Columba way, initial reports suggested this could either be a shed fire, fence fire or an out of control bonfire.

Updated Incident Information: on arrival crews confirmed this was 2 sheds involved in fire. Fire crews using 2 hose reels to tackle the fire. at 19:04 the fire was confirmed as extinguished. damping down and making up of equipment in progress.

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