Time Incident Posted: 11:16

Incident Date: 06/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ulverscroft Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 16693

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Eastern and 1 from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 11:05

Damage: 100% to Driver and Passenger Compartment, 40% to rest of van, minimum to roadway

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a truck involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: 1 Truck involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets in use. Ulverscroft road is currently closed.
Fire now extinguished and Breathing apparatus withdrawn, Damping down is taking place. Council has been requested to repair damage to roadway.
The vehicle has been removed from the roadway, Ulverscroft road remains closed until it has been inspected by the council.

Public Statement Issued:


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