Time Incident Posted: 21:40

Incident Date: 27/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bouskell Park, Welford Road, Blaby

Incident Number: 15884

Incident Type: Fire in Undergrowth

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Wigston Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Initial call to reports of undergrowth involved

19:16 - Informative message - Small fire in wooded area, water backpack, buckets of water in use, damping down & turning over
19:40 - Turning over & damping down of deep seated fire in wooded area measuring approx 15 square metres.
20:12 STOP MESSAGE - Turning over & damping down complete, incident will require reinspection Friday morning

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