Time Incident Posted: 02:20

Incident Date: 19/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Edmonton Road Leicester

Incident Number: 3876

Incident Type: 3 cars on fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Eastern`

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 03:10

Damage: severe fire damage to 2 cars and 3rd car slight fire damage

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: multiple calls received to vehicles on fire in the roadway

Updated Incident Information: Incident commander confirmed 2 cars involved in fire at the side of the road 2 hose reels and 2 BA in use to extinguish the flames.
1 Toyota, 1 BMW and 1 Vauxhall Zafira involved in fire
Stop message at 02:44 - Damping down area, BA withdrawn

Public Statement Issued:


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