Time Incident Posted: 08:40

Incident Date: 02/02/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Thurcaston Road Leicester

Incident Number: 1559

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Birstall fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 08:07

Damage: 100% damage to the vehicle by fire

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Vehicle fire located on the playing fields just past the Galway Road

Updated Incident Information: 08:07 Stop message - 1 car well alight within the playing field. 1 high pressure hose reel in use. Request that contact be made with the police as believed to be deliberate ignition.

08:27 further informative message. car fire now extinguished using 1 high pressure hose reel. Cause is believed deliberate ignition and the damage is 100% by fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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