Time Incident Posted: 10:50

Incident Date: 14/02/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Watling Street, Witherley

Incident Number: 52093

Incident Type: Fire Derelict Building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Atherstone and Nuneaton in Warwickshire, 1 appliance from Hinckley, 1 appliance from Western Station, the Aerial Ladder Platform from Central Station, a Water Bowser from Warwickshire and Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation.

Initial Information: Calls received to a disused Public House involved in fire. Upon arrival crews requested further resources to assist with firefighting. External firefighting in operation due to conditions within the building.

Updated Incident Information: Station Manager is now commanding the incident which is sectorised. External firefighting tactics is use, further resources requested for additional personnel.
*UPDATE* 15:20 - Incident scaled down to 2 appliances and the Aerial Ladder Platform. Pockets of fire being attacked by 2 Firefighters in breathing apparatus searching the interior of the building and the Aerial Ladder Platform tackling fire externally.

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