Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service: incidents of interest

Incidents of interest

Incident date and time
12/06/2017 18:09
Incident Type
E-cigarette suspected cause of Tadley car fire
Description of Incident
Firefighters were called to a car blaze in Tadley on June 12. 
The fire is believed to have been caused by an e-cigarette left on charge. 
The front of the car was scorched and melted in the fire and the vehicle was also severely damaged by smoke. 
A crew from Tadley Fire Station attended and used a dry powder extinguisher to put out the flames and a thermal imaging camera to ensure the scene was safe. 
The car was parked in Bishopswood Road. 
Firefighters left the scene at 19:01.
Bishopswood Road
RG26 4HA
United Kingdom