Time Incident Posted: 14:40
Incident Date: 04/08/2018
Incident Location: Gravel street Leicester
Incident Number: 11137
Incident Type: Building Fire
Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:33
Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Central
Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager
Time Incident Closed:
Damage: 80% fire damage to air con unit, minimal heat damage to roof
Believed Cause: Accidental - Overheated air conditioning unit
Initial Information: Reports of smoke from roof of building on Gravel Street. Investigations identified air conditioning unit involved in fire, 1 hose reel jet in use.
Fire extinguished, investigation of roof space being carried out
Updated Incident Information:
Public Statement Issued:
Please note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service warrants that the information provided is believed accurate as at the date and time of publishing, this includes an indication of the nature of the incident, the cause motive and basic cause description. The Service reserves the right after that date to change, at its absolute discretion, the information provided in any way it chooses including but not limited to deletion and addition without further notice to you.