Time Incident Posted: 23:45

Incident Date: 30/04/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bonchurch Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 56236

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Western fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:31

Damage: Severe fire damage to van

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition by persons unknown

Initial Information: Several calls from residents to a vehicle fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 van well alight and 2 fire fighters in breathing apparatus using 1 water hose reel to extinguish the fire.
Police requested as cause believed to be deliberate ignition by persons unknown

Public Statement Issued:


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