Time Incident Posted: 19:46

Incident Date: 20/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Covert Lane, Leicester

Incident Number: 7458

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 20:27

Damage: 5% to roof void

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate

Initial Information: Call received to reports of a building involved in fire.
Crews confirmed one disused building involved in fire,
2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and a thermal imaging camera in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire has been extinguished. Damping down is taking place, Breathing apparatus has been withdrawn.

Public Statement Issued:


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