Time Incident Posted: 20:00

Incident Date: 06/01/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sandy Lane Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 245

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Melton Mowbray

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:10

Damage: Severe fire damage to 1 car.

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Several calls to a car fire on the old airfield Sandy Lane Melton Mowbray

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car well alight, 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use to extinguish the fire.
Stop message at 19:31hrs: 1 car fire extinguished, damping down surrounding area using 1 hose reel.
Police to be informed as vehicle believed stolen. Car believed to be a Citroen.

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