Time Incident Posted: 01:00

Incident Date: 05/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Edward Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 8032

Incident Type: Building fire - retail and public assembley building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:08

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two Appliances from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message 01:40

Damage: 5% fire damage to ground floor ceiling joist

Believed Cause: Accidental - embers from BBQ

Initial Information: The initial emergency call was received from the property stating that there was smoke issuing from the ceiling area, advice was given to evacuate.
Crews confirmed that was a single story building measuring 20m x 20m which is used as a cafe.
The fire was located in the roof joists of the property above an internal BBQ area, crews used ladders, backpacks, a hose reel and small gear to extinguish and gain access via the roof externally and through the ceiling internally.

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