Time Incident Posted: 06:45

Incident Date: 12/08/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Queens Road, Hinckley

Incident Number: 12121

Incident Type: Dangerous structure

Initial Emergency Call Received: 06:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Hincjkley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 07:00


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from resident reporting their chimney hit by lightning and was in a dangerous position

Updated Incident Information: Crew cordoned off the area for safety and requested a building Inspector from the local authority to attend to inspect the chimney.

Public Statement Issued:


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