Time Incident Posted: 11:20

Incident Date: 27/08/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gervas Road Leicester

Incident Number: 13015

Incident Type: Disused building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Eastern, 2 fire engines from Central and support vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 17:25

Damage: fire damage to room of origin

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition by naked flame to combustible item

Initial Information: Several calls received from members of the public reporting a disused pub on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested 2 further fire engines to assist.
Disused public house involved in fire 1 main water jet, 2 hose reels and 4 breathing apparatus wearers being used to fight the fire
Fire investigation by Fire Officers and Police carried out

Public Statement Issued:


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