Time Incident Posted: 23:30

Incident Date: 10/02/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Belvoir Street Leicester

Incident Number: 3638

Incident Type: Derelict building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Central fire station, 2 fire engines from eastern fire station, command support vehicle from Wigston.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Slight fire damage to 1st floor and light smoke damage to building

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition by persons unknown

Initial Information: Smoke seen from building

Updated Incident Information: 3 storey building measuring 40m x 40m. Fire located on ground floor, information from the Police believed there may be persons inside.
8 breathing apparatus, 1 main water jet and 2 hose reels being used to extinguish the fire.
Building involved and adjacent building being searched for any signs of fire or persons inside.
No fire or persons found on ground, first or second floors.
Fire crew returning in the morning to carry out inspection of property

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