Time Incident Posted: 16:05

Incident Date: 20/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: St John Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 8934

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Central, 2 x appliances from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Western, Command Support Vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:22

Damage: 30 square feet by fire.

Believed Cause: Deliberate

Initial Information: Call from member of public reporting smoke from industrial building, children could also be heard inside.
Treated as persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: 16:01 - Small fire in disused industrial building, building consists of 3 floors and measures approximately 15 metres x 5 metres, Fire is located on ground floor, 1 hose reel jet, breaking in equipment and Thermal Image Camera in use. 1st and 2nd floor of building currently being searched.
16:10 - Fire on ground floor extinguished by Fire Service, dragging out and damping down in progress, 1st and 2nd floor completely searched - all persons now accounted for.
16:22 - STOP - Damping down and turning over now complete, all equipment made up.

Public Statement Issued:


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