Time Incident Posted: 10:26

Incident Date: 02/02/2017

Incident Location: Whittle Industrial Estate, Cambridge Road, Whetstone

Incident Number: 1571

Incident Type: Fire in industrial building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Southern, 1 from Wigston, 1 from Western.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Fire located in the machine room, 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and carbon dioxide extinguisher in use. Covering jet laid out as precaution.

Updated Incident Information: 10:38 - fire now extinguished, all services within machine room have been isolated, fire service now making up equipment.

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