Time Incident Posted: 08:59

Incident Date: 19/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: St John Street Leicester LE1 3WL

Incident Number: 8842

Incident Type: Disused Building F|ire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Eastern, 1 from Central & Southern. 1 Aerial Ladder Platform from Birstal and support appliance from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: 2 Station Managers

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Fire damage to 30 square feet of 1st floor and fire damage to 30 square feet of 2nd floor

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Called to Building Fire. Smoke seen issuing from 2nd floor window.
Assistance message received for Make Pumps 4 and ALP one.
9 meter ladder and 1 main jet in use

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished on 1st and 2nd floor. Believed to still be small pockets of fire in the floor joints.
Cutting away and further extinguishing in progress.
4 BA, 2 Hose Reels and 1 safety Jet in use

Stop Message Received at 10:53
Cutting away and damping down of floorboards now complete. Incident to remain open and be re inspected at 14:30

Resinspecction carried out - full investigation of affected area carried out using Thermal Image Camera, no residual heat remains in the affected area.

Public Statement Issued:


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