Time Incident Posted: 23:58

Incident Date: 21/01/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Caterpillar, Desford

Incident Number: 2974

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 4 Fire Engines (2 from Hinckley, Southern, and Nuneaton) and a Command Support Vehicle (Wigston)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: A call was received from site saying that there was a fire in the paint plant. Initial attendance was 3 pumps.

Updated Incident Information: Fire was located one of the spray booths. The 4th pump was requested for additional breathing apparatus.
Spray booth involved in fire 4 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel jet & 1 main jet in use
Fire extinguished
Message at 02:24 confirmed all hot spots have been dampened down Incident left with onsite security overnight,.
Fire Service will carry out re-inspection in the morning

Public Statement Issued:


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