Time Incident Posted: 20:25

Incident Date: 19/04/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Kirkby Lane Peckleton

Incident Number: 5287

Incident Type: Building Collapse

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump Hinckley, 1 pump Western, 1 pump Birstall, Technical rescue Team from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Reports of explosion at a property

Updated Incident Information: Believed building collapse following an explosion.
1 female injured, received first aid from EMAS and fire crews, casualty taken to hospital.
3 dogs taken to vets by Police.
Techncial Rescue team surveying area.
Search and Rescue dog required to attend.
Gas and Electricity companies attended
Stop at 21:12hrs - Search and Rescue dog searched area, all persons accounted for.
Fire Investigation to continue 20/4/18

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