Time Incident Posted: 01:45 HRS

Incident Date: 30/09/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: SOAR LANE, LEICESTER

Incident Number: 14271

Incident Type: DISUSED BUILDING FIRE

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:10 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: CENTRAL AND WESTERN FIRE STATIONS

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CREW MANAGER

Time Incident Closed: STOP - 02:53 HRS

Damage: 80% GROUND FLOOR BY FIRE, 90% BY SMOKE TO REST OF PROPERTY

Believed Cause: DELIBERATE

Initial Information: CALL RECEIVED TO A FIRE IN A DISUSED BUILDING.
3 APPLIANCES IN ATTENDANCE FOR PERSONNEL.
DISUSED PUBLIC HOUSE INVOLVED IN FIRE, PREMISE CONSISTS OF 2 FLOORS, 20 METRES X 15 METRES, FIRE LOCATED ON GROUND FLOOR, BUT SPREADING TO FIRST FLOOR, 1 JET, 1 HOSEREEL AND THERMAL IMAGE CAMERA IN USE.
PERSONS REPORTED, 2BA COMMITTED, DAMPING DOWN AND SEARCHING FIRST FLOOR, BASEMENT AND GROUND FLOORS HAVE BEEN SEARCHED.
ALL PERSONS ACCOUNTED FOR, 2BA STILL IN USE DAMPING DOWN HOTSPOTS, 1 HOSEREEL JET IN USE

Updated Incident Information: REINSPECTION TO TAKE PLACE IN THE MORNING WITH FIRE INVESTIGATION AND CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS.
SCENE PRESERVATION IN PLACE OVERNIGHT.

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