Time Incident Posted: 00:12

Incident Date: 18/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sulgrave Road

Incident Number: 15259

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Eastern, 2 from Central, 1 from Western, Commander Support Vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe damage by fire and smoke to the ground floor. Severe smoke damage to the first floor.

Believed Cause: Believed to be electrical fault within a knitting machine.

Initial Information: Call received to a building involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed one building involved in fire, Fire located on the ground floor, 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet, 1 covering jet and thermal imaging camera in use.

4 Breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 main jet used to extinguish the fire, ventilation in progress.

Public Statement Issued:


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