Time Incident Posted: 01:21

Incident Date: 06/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Abbey Lane, Leicester

Incident Number: 4950

Incident Type: Skip Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:39

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Western Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 90% by Fire to contents of the Skip

Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate

Initial Information: Number of calls received to fire on Abbey Lane in Leicester. On arrival crews confirmed this is a skip fire which was well alight and has spread to the roof of a nearby outbuilding. This is believed deliberate ignition. Police attendance has been requested at this incident.

Updated Incident Information: Stop message received at 01:37 - Damping Down and turning over is in progress and Police are now in attendance.

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