Time Incident Posted: 21:19

Incident Date: 09/01/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: East Park Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 2422

Incident Type: Industrial unit involved in fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:24

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 6 pumping appliances, 1 TRV, 1 command support vehicle, 1 welfare unit.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Fire in single storey factory unit, used in hosiery manufacturing. 6 breathing apparatus, 4 hosereel jets and 2 main jets in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire service still in attendance dragging out and damping down, bobcat attending from technical rescue to assist with dragging out 20 tonnes of smouldering fabric.

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