Time Incident Posted: 18:50

Incident Date: 04/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Belgrave Gate, leicester

Incident Number: 6332

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:21

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Central, 1 x appliance from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 00:01 05/05/17 following re inspection - inspection carried out using Thermal Image Camera, no hotspots, incident closed.

Damage: Severe fire damage to flat roof, smoke logging to adjacent flats and basement.

Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Initial call received reporting a building involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival an assistance message was received stating this incident was persons reported. At this point a 3rd appliance was sent from Eastern along with a Fire Service officer.
Building well alight, consisting of 4 floors measuring 5 Metres x 20 Metres, fire located on ground floor flat roof of rear of property, ground floor is commercial use and 3 floor above are residential. 4 Breathing Apparatus under stage 1 deployment and 3 hose reel jets in use.
19:20 - Fire under Control, all persons accounted for, smoke has spread to adjoining property and ventilation in progress using Positive Pressure Ventilation , cutting away and damping down still in progress, 2 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets still in use, investigation into the cause is under way.
21:13 - Stop message received - inspection carried out, not hotspots, incident being left open for re inspection at 23:30 hrs.

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