Time Incident Posted: 23:13

Incident Date: 13/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bittesby

Incident Number: 12072

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Lutterworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to a vehicle fire on Mere Lane in Bittesby.
Further call received from the Police stating this is believed a vehicle fire following a road traffic collision.
On arrival crews confirmed one vehicle has left the road and is well alight, no persons are in the vehicle or with the vehicle.
2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet in use.
Police are in attendance and have requested a Police Helicopter to do a search of the vicinity.

Updated Incident Information: The fire has now been extinguished and all breathing apparatus has been withdrawn, one hose reel jet is still in use for damping down.

Public Statement Issued:


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