Time Incident Posted: 10:43

Incident Date: 20/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Evington Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 3930

Incident Type: Dangerous Structure

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Central station, Aerial ladder platform from Birstall station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to an unsafe chimney pot on roof of property threatening to fall onto public footpath.
Aerial ladder platform crew have removed chimney pot and are awaiting attendance of a building inspector to confirm safety of bricks on roof.
Road has been closed by the Police whilst aerial ladder platform is being got to work.

Updated Incident Information: Following inspection by building inspector it is confirmed the chimney stack is unsafe and in imminent danger of collapse. Crews attempting to remove as much brickwork as possible with a view to demolition company attending to complete the work later.

Public Statement Issued:


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