Time Incident Posted: 22:47 hrs

Incident Date: 22/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Harringworth Road, Evington Leicester

Incident Number: 7551

Incident Type: Fire Tree P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:14 hrs

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 23:00 hrs

Damage: 50% damage to tree

Believed Cause: Deliberate by gathering up of dry grass and putting it around the base of the tree.

Initial Information: Multiple calls received from neighbours to tree on fire

Updated Incident Information: 10 foot pine tree involved in fire, 1hr jet in use

Public Statement Issued: PLEASE BE CAREFUL WITH TREES, BBQ'S & BONFIRES WHILST EVERYTHING IS SO DRY IN THIS HOT WEATHER. TAKE EXTRA CARE AND TRY AND MAKE SURE YOU WATER AREAS THAT COULD DRY OUT TOO MUCH AND BECOME A DANGER.

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