Time Incident Posted: 22:28

Incident Date: 01/11/2019

Incident Location: Harrison Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 16911

Incident Type: Fire Acetylene Building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two from Eastern, one from Birstall, one from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of first attending appliance - Station Manager took over as Incident Commander due to the size

Time Incident Closed: 15:10

Damage: Building destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Numerous calls to a workshop involved in fire on Harrison Road, believed to contain acetylene cylinders

Updated Incident Information: 6 pumps, 1 Arial Ladder Platform, 1 Command Support Vehicle, 1 Incident Support Unit and 3 Officers now in attendance
Western Power and Cadent requested to isolate gas and electricity.
One workshop fully involved in fire.
Fire Investigation and Building Inspector to attend in the morning.
Police are in attendance.
Environment Agency informed due to significant oil run off from the incident into drains.

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