Time Incident Posted: 20:45

Incident Date: 21/04/2024

Incident Location: Incident Location: Melton Road, Queniborough

Incident Number: 56481

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2 (Derelict Building)

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:11

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall, 2 x appliances from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Central, Watercarrier from Loughborough, Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed, Welfare Unit from Billesdon Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call stating derelict building involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: 3 pumps and water carrier initially mobilised. Upon arrival assistance message Make Pumps 5 - one building well alight.
Incident confirmed as 1 building involved measuring 10M x 15M, Police in attendance - road closure in place.
UPDATE 21:00 - External firefighting only currently being carried out, 3 hose reel jets and 1 main jet in use, watercarrier being set up and being got to work.
UPDATE 21:28 - 3 hose reel jets and 1 main jet still in use. 13.5 meter ladder has been pitched to gain access for a hose reel jet.
UPDATE 22:26 - Damping down is now taking place. 2 x hose reel jets, 1 x main jet and 13.5metre ladder still in use. A building Inspector has been requested.

Public Statement Issued:


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