Time Incident Posted: 21:41

Incident Date: 27/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Frolesworth Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 19458

Incident Type: Vehicle Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:59

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 21:34

Damage: 10% damage to contents

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: A call was taken from a member of the public reporting a horse box on fire, 25 feet away from a garage, in the rear garden of a residential property, which was issuing a lot of smoke.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival, crews found one horse box involved in fire in the rear garden of a property and one hose reel jet was in use and the fire was extinguished.

Originally, this fire was believed to be accidental, however, following further investigation, it was determined to be deliberate.
The owner of the property had CCTV installed and the police were informed.

Public Statement Issued:


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