Time Incident Posted: 09:15

Incident Date: 04/11/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Quarry, Wood Lane, Mountsorrel

Incident Number: 67199

Incident Type: Fire in Industrial Building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 06:31

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 4 Fire Engines, 2 Aerial Ladder Platforms, Water Carrier and Hose-Layer Unit

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

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Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple Calls received to a large smoke plume in region of Quarry in Mountsorrel. 2 Fire Engines were mobilised by Fire Control and due to nature of calls an additional 2 Fire Engines were mobilised to the incident. Upon arrival crews discovered a 4 storey building with top 2 floors fully involved in fire. Assistance Messages from the incident ground requested the assistance of 2 Aerial Ladder Platforms, a Water Carrier and a Hose-Layer Unit to tap into local water source. 2 Main Jets are currently being used to tackle the fire.

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