Time Incident Posted: 03:00

Incident Date: 30/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rowsley Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 9264

Incident Type: Factory Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Fire Engines from Central Fire Station and 1 Fire Engine from Eastern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Slight fire damage to front of factory and light smoke damage to building

Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Call from member of the public reporting a factory on fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed Industrial unit used as an engineering factory involved in fire.
Due to the fire a 3rd fire engine was required for personnel.
Building 25m x 50m, single story with mezzanine floor. 2 water hose reels and 2 fire fighters in breathing apparatus extinguishing the fire with a covering water jet made ready.
Electrical supply to the factory isolated by fire crews. Police attended.
Positive Pressure fan used to clear smoke from adjoining factory.
Fire extinguished at 02:40hrs
A re-inspection to be carried out in daylight hours.

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