Time Incident Posted: 00:55

Incident Date: 30/04/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hereford Close Barwell

Incident Number: 56237

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:18

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 01:20

Damage: Severe fire damage to car

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition by persons unknown

Initial Information: Several calls received from local residents to a vehicle fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car well alight, fire has caught fencing.
2 Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus and using 1 hose reel to extinguish the fire.
Vehicle involved is a Blue Honda Jazz.

Public Statement Issued:


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