Time Incident Posted: 12:25

Incident Date: 20/06/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Deacon Street Leicester

Incident Number: 10320

Incident Type: Bin compound fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Central Fire Station, 1 fire engine from Western Fire Station, 1 fire engine from Eastern Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Caller reporting a fire in the bin compound

Updated Incident Information: Fire in bin compound on ground floor, 1 water hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus wearers fighting the fire. Waste chute on all landings being checked.
2nd floor bin chute has a fire, 1 extended water hose reel being used to extinguish the fire. Floor has slight smoke logging, PPV (positive pressure fan) in use to clear the smoke.
Police requested to attend

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