Time Incident Posted: 20:07

Incident Date: 21/01/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Biffa Waste Services, Snibston Drive, Coalviile

Incident Number: 2968

Incident Type: Fire Industrial Commercial P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Coalville, 1 x appliance from Ashby, 1 x appliance from Castle Donington, 1 x appliance from Melbourne, 1 x appliance from Western, 2 x appliance from Shepshed, Watercarrier from Loughborough, Welfare Unit from Kibworth, Aerial ladder Platform from Central.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received reporting large fire at industrial unit. 4 x appliances sent initially.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival assistance message received - make pumps 6 + Aerial ladder platform
Further assistance message sent - make water carriers 1
Incident confirmed as;
Warehouse involved used as a recycling centre, 2 storey building measuring 100M x 150M, fire located in bailing machine on ground floor, 4 BA, 3 Jets in use + 1 high pressure hose reel.

06:00 2 appliances remain at scene, 2 main jets, CAFs blanket & High Pressure Hose Reel in use.
Fire Investigation officer attending this morning

Public Statement Issued:


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