Time Incident Posted: 00:05

Incident Date: 16/09/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Welham Road, Great Bowden

Incident Number: 14123

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Market Harborough, 2 Appliances from Wigston, 1 from Desborough, Aerial Ladder Platform from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to a fire within a derelict building.
On arrival crews confirmed building well alight. Officer in charge requested the assistance of a further 3 appliances and an Aerial ladder platform.
2 main jets and one hose reel jet being used to extinguish the fire. Aerial Ladder Platform used to to inspect area and apply water from above.
Works continuing to cool down building using a main jet and hose reel jet.
Incident Scaled down to 2 appliances

Updated Incident Information:

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