Time Incident Posted: 00:15

Incident Date: 01/09/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Nylacast Thurmaston Boulevard, Leicester

Incident Number: 13784

Incident Type: Factory Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Birstall, 2 appliances from Wigston, 1 appliance from Western, 1 appliance from Central, 1 appliance from Southern, 1 x ALP from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: initial calls stated building fire.

Updated Incident Information: make pumps 5 then make pumps 7 + Aerial ladder Platform
Upon arrival incident confirmed as 1 x large warehouse involved in fire, building used for plastic engineering, fire in roof of building, building measures 200 x 100 M, 4 BA and 2 main jets in use.
00:55 - Informative Message - Fire in extraction system of building is being extinguished, 4 BA being used internally for Firefighting, 2 BA in use externally, Aerial Ladder Platform in use, Police and Ambulance in attendance and multi agency meeting taken place, evaluation of chemicals within building taking place, HART team en route from Ambulance Service. Partial collapse of gantry within building, gas and electric isolated.

Chemicals identified as low risk, BA withdrawn, personnel wearing respirators searching for hotspots using TICs, ALP in use to search for external hotspots, incident being scaled down. Fire Investigation to take place in the morning.

Public Statement Issued: Residents in the area are advised to keep doors and windows closed


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