Time Incident Posted: 13:26 hrs

Incident Date: 03/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cottage Lane, Cosby, Leicester

Incident Number: 14430

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:42 hrs

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:30 hrs

Damage: 100% severe by fire to vehicle

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call from farmer to vehicle which had been driven into his field and set on fire.

Updated Incident Information: One vehicle fully involved in fire in field. Vehicle is located near to overhead power lines and appears to be abandoned.
One hosereel jet in use, 2 firefighters using personal protective respirators
STOP: fire has now been extinguished, making up of equipment is in progress

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