Time Incident Posted: 04:10

Incident Date: 19/12/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: High Street, Desford

Incident Number: 18138

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:48

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 05:30

Damage: 1 Van and 1 Car 100% damaged by fire, 1 other car 30% damaged by fire

Believed Cause: Under investigation

Initial Information: Several calls received to a Van on Fire within car park of a Public House on High Street in Desford. Upon further information from further callers advised 2 vans involved in Fire. Fire Control added additional appliance due to volume of calls received.

Updated Incident Information: *UPDATE* Upon arrival by crews, fire had spread to 4 vehicles within car park. 2 Firefighters wearing Breathing Apparatus using 2 hose-reel jets tackled the fire.
*STOP Message - 04:52* - Fire now extinguished and all breathing apparatus withdrawn, damping down in progress.

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