Time Incident Posted: 05:12

Incident Date: 08/05/2024

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hinckley Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 57422

Incident Type: Fire Retail Public Assembly

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Call received to reports of a bin involved in fire at front of property, further calls suggested building was being affected - 2 pumps were mobilised.

Fire now out and cause under investigation.

Updated Incident Information: Bin fire outside spread to building, access gained to check for fire spread. 1HRJ and 2 BA used as well as 2 x Positive Pressure Ventilation fans for ventilating property. Bin fire caused gas leak. Cadent attended and capped gas in the street.

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