Time Incident Posted: 23:10

Incident Date: 01/01/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Shopping Centre car park, Barkby thorpe Lane, Thurmaston

Incident Number: 30

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:56

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 23:35

Damage: moderate fire damage and severe smoke damage to VW car

Believed Cause: Accidental - electrical fault

Initial Information: members of the public reporting a car fire on the shopping centre car park in Thurmaston

Updated Incident Information: On arrival incident commander confirmed a car on fire, 1 water hosereel, 1 dry powder extinguisher being used to extinguish the flames and 2 fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus.
Fire extinguished at 23;20hrs

Public Statement Issued:


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