Time Incident Posted: 15:55

Incident Date: 29/09/2021

Incident Location: Welford Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 14774

Incident Type: Fire High Rise

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances Central station, 2 Appliances Eastern station & 1 appliance Western Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:06

Damage: 2 pallets of waste 90% severe by fire

Believed Cause: accidental

Initial Information: Call received from a passer by to smoke seen from the roof area of high rise property currently under construction.

Updated Incident Information: 2 breathing apparatus wearers committed to extinguish fire using 1 jet and dry riser of property. crews continuing to work on roof of property to locate hot spots and damp down.
Fire investigation taking place and incident now scaled down to 3 appliances.

Public Statement Issued:


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