Time Incident Posted: 19:03

Incident Date: 25/02/2018

Incident Location: Hinckley Road Leicester

Incident Number: 2968

Incident Type: Collasped Structure / Major Incident

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:03

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 6 Appliances. 1 x ALP. 1 Welfare Unit and Command Support. Technical Rescue and USAR Modules and Search & Rescue Dog

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Group Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Called to explosion and fire at building on Hinckley Road.
Incident has been declared Major Incident and multi agency liaisons taking place.
Further details to follow

Updated Incident Information: Fire Service are still in attendance at this incident, works are taking place to make the building safe. Investigations are also underway. Multiple agencies remain on scene. Media updates taking place from scene.

Public Statement Issued:


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