Time Incident Posted: 12:45

Incident Date: 11/01/2023

Incident Location: Southfields Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 50483

Incident Type: Vehicle Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Road Traffic Collision

Initial Information: Initially reported as a 3 vehicle Road Traffic Collision (all cars) with one vehicle involved in fire
Fire crew in attendance confirmed 3 vehicles but 2 cars well alight. No reported casualties, 2 hose reel jets, 2 breathing apparatus in use
Police and EMAS also in attendance

Updated Incident Information: STOP message at 13:03 Fire extinguished, Breathing apparatus withdrawn
Vehicles made safe

Public Statement Issued:


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