Time Incident Posted: 14:20

Incident Date: 13/12/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Lazarus Court, Woodgate, Rothley

Incident Number: 17879

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall, 1 x appliance from Western, 2 x appliances from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received to reports of a vehicle involved in fire located within a garage unit - 2 x appliances sent initially.
Further calls then received en route to reports that the unit was now well alight - further 2 appliances sent from Loughborough.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident was confirmed as a commercial unit used as a garage involved in fire, a van was inside the building as well as paints and thinners. Unit is single storey measuring 20M x 10M. No casualties. Fire service used 2 Breathing Apparatus, 1 covering jet and 1 hose reel jet to extinguish fire.
Fire investigation is on going.

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