Time Incident Posted: 19:50

Incident Date: 23/05/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rushey Mead Bowling Club, Rushey Fields Recreation Ground, Belgrave, Leicester

Incident Number: 57256

Incident Type: Fire Other Building P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Eastern, 1 appliance from Birstall and 1 appliance from Central Fire Stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to a disused Bowling Club Pavillion in Rushey Fields Recreation Ground in Belgrave. Wooden structured building with fire in roof space. 4 firefighters wearing Breathing Apparatus using 2 hose-reel jets tackling fire.

Updated Incident Information: Originally Fire Control mobilised 1 Fire Engine, however an assistance message from fire ground came to control for further resources to be mobilised for extra personnel and potential that there were persons inside the building. All persons are accounted for and no injuries to anybody at scene.
*UPDATE* at 20:03hrs - All breathing apparatus withdrawn and fire now extinguished. An investigation to the cause of the fire is underway.

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