Time Incident Posted: 20:30

Incident Date: 09/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Disused Paprika Restaurant, Melton Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 10119

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall, 1 x appliance from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Whole of rear door and rear soffits & fascias by fire and rear entrance hallway by smoke.

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: 1 x call received to reports of smoke issuing from disused restaurant, fire alarm sounding and sprinklers have activated,

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival building was confirmed as being involved in fire. Single storey disused building involved in fire, measuring 30 metres x 40 metres, fire believed to be at rear of the property, 2 Breathing apparatus, extended hose reel jet and thermal image camera in use.
20:17 - Assistance Message - make pumps 3, extra appliance needed with a Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan.
20:36 - Informative Message - Fire has now been extinguished and was limited to the rear door and boards that secure the premise. Positive pressure ventilation being carried out. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 extended hose reel in use. Soffits and fascia boards being removed to check for further fire spread.
21:18 - STOP - incident being handed over to onsite security firm. positive pressure ventilation still in use. Access has been gained to all areas of the building - no further signs of fire.

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