Time Incident Posted: 13:00

Incident Date: 08/06/2017

Incident Location: Ironstone lane, Holwell

Incident Number: 8228

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 Fire appliance (Melton, Birstall and West Bridgford)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% to workshop

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Multiple Emergency calls received to a building fire at this location. initially 2 appliances mobilised however due to the volume of calls a 3rd appliance was mobilised.

Updated Incident Information: on arrival crews confirmed this was a single storey workshop involved in fire, building measures 10m by 10m, believed 2 propane cylinders involved in fire within building. 2 breathing apparatus under rapid deployment and 2 hose reels in use. Fire fighting externally.

13:00 - Confirmed no cylinders involved in fire, light portable pump being used. 2 breathing apparatus remain in use working in the open.

13:25 - Fire has now been extinguished, damping down and dragging out in progress, 1 Light portable pump being used from open water, 2 jets in use.

STOP message - 14:27 - dragging out and damping down still in progress

incident remains open, Fire service have now left the scene however we will be attending again later this evening to reinspect the incident

Public Statement Issued:


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