Time Incident Posted: 08:45

Incident Date: 11/11/2022

Incident Location: Faircharm Industrial Estate, Evelyn Drive, Leicester

Incident Number: 67666

Incident Type: Fire Retail Public Assembly

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire Appliance from Southern Fire Station, 1 Fire Appliance from Western Fire Station and 1 Fire Appliance from Wigston Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received reporting smoke seen coming from a cafe. First Impressions message on arrival, crews confirmed smoke and flames could be seen. Assistance Message received to make pumps 3 and Ambulance 1 as believed to be persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: 08:16 - This is a single unit premises measuring approximately 20 metres by 20 metres and used as a cafe, 4 Breathing Apparatus, 2 Hose Reel Jets and Covering Jet in use.
08:32 - Fire believed extinguished and Positive Pressure Ventilation being got to work. Police and Ambulance also in attendance.
08:38 - Breathing Apparatus withdrawn. Full search of property has been carried out and all persons are accounted for.

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