Time Incident Posted: 20:40

Incident Date: 16/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: nature reserve, willowbrook park, thurncourt road leicester

Incident Number: 5455

Incident Type: Grass fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:08

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:50

Damage: NA

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition by youths

Initial Information: Several calls to grass fire in the nature reserve on the park

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed area of grassland 30m x 20m involved in fire, 1 extended hosereel in use to extinguish the fire.
STOP at 19:35 - Fire extinguished and surrounding area damped down.

Public Statement Issued:


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