Time Incident Posted: 16:10

Incident Date: 17/07/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Connaught Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 11635

Incident Type: Dangerous structure

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to a lamp post that had been hit by a lorry and left in a dangerous position with live wires hanging from it.

Updated Incident Information: A telephone post has been hit by a lorry. It snapped at approx. 15ft. The Fire Service have cordoned the area off and arranged for an engineer to attend.

Public Statement Issued:


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