Time Incident Posted: 02:30

Incident Date: 05/04/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: ST Bartholomews Way Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 6627

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Melton Mowbray, Oakham, East Leake, West Bridgeford and Loughborough. Aerial ladder from Birstall, Water Carrier from Loughborough and Kettering, Command Support vehicle from Shepshed, Welfare Unit from Kibworth, Tactical Response Vehicle and Hose Layer Unit from Market Harborough, High Volume pump team from Nottinghamshire

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Building fire.
Building 70m x 30m involved in fire. Incident Commander requested further fire crews to assist
Building used for recycling of refrigeration and insulation materials and contains an unknown quantity of gas cylinders.
Water Ground Monitor, 3 jets and hose reels used.
Nearby Nitrogen Bullet being protected by water.
Utility companies required to attend.
Police and Local Authority on scene.

Updated Incident Information: 08:58 -7 Fire Engines, an Aerial Ladder Platform and Technical Rescue are in attendance at incident continuing to tackle Fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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