Time Incident Posted: 11:14

Incident Date: 04/12/2016

Incident Location: Bosworth Road, Wellsborough

Incident Number: 17970

Incident Type: Derelict building involved in fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Market Bosworth, 2 From Hinckley, 1 from Atherstone, 1 from Nuneaton, Water carrier from Coleshill and command support vehicle from Shepshed.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 90% fire damage to building

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Derelict care home consisting of 3 floors involved in fire, on arrival building found to be well alight. Compressed air foam system jets used to extinguish fire. Due to unsafe nature of the building defensive firefighting techniques were used - fighting fire externally.

Updated Incident Information: Damping down of hot spots continued until approx 11:00hrs, incident will be reinspected to confirm fire extinguished early afternoon.
21:00 Re-inspections now complete and incident closed.

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