Time Incident Posted: 00:08

Incident Date: 17/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bosworth Road Wellsborough

Incident Number: 12347

Incident Type: Derelict Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:35

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Market Bosworth, 1 appliance from Atherstone, 1 appliance from Hinckley, 1 appliance from Ashby, Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: 1 officer mobilised

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Damage to Roof and Several Rooms Severe by Fire

Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate

Initial Information: Call received stating fire seen believed to be a building.

Updated Incident Information: 23:54 - Assistance message - make pumps 4 for water. 1 single storey building well alight believed to be fire in the roof space

00:05 - 1 single storey building measuring 40m x 15m. Building is derelict, fire is in roof of building. 1 compressed air foam jet (CAFS) and 1 HR jet in use

00:39 - 4 hose reel jets and 4 triple extension ladders in use. Good progress being made knocking fire down

01:07 - Fire now under control. Knocking down of hot spots in roof in progress. 3 hose reel jets and 3 triple extension ladders in use. 1 roof crawler and working at height gear in use

01:39 - Further seats of fire found in building. 3 hose reel jets, 3 triple extension ladders, 1 roof crawler and working at height in use.

02:05 - All seats of fire in building have been brought under control. 2 hose reel jets being used to hit hot spots and for damping down.

02:38 - Majority of hot spots have now been extinguished however there are still a number of hot spots difficult to locate under rubble. 1 hose reel jet in use.

04:10 - Several hostspots still present - damping down still in progress using 1 hose reel jet in use.

05:10 - All hotspots now extinguished, making up of equipment in progress. A Re inspection will be required at 10:00hrs

11:43 - Re-inspection, Damping down of hotspots in floor space being carried out using one hose reel. Further examination of rest of the property being carried out using thermal imaging camera to check for any further hotspots.

A Further re inspection is required at 1700 hours

Public Statement Issued:


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