Time Incident Posted: 20:41

Incident Date: 30/01/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Goscote House Sparkenhoe Street Leicester

Incident Number: 1427

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Central, 2 appliances from Eastern, 1 appliance from Western, Command support vehicle from Wigston, Aerial Ladder Platform from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to the fire alarms sounding within the building

Updated Incident Information: 20:11 - 3rd floor lobby area completely filled with smoke. Fire alarm sounding on floors 3,4,5,6 & 7. Full high rise procedures being got to work. 2 BA committed on the third floor.

20:21 - Fire located on the third floor lobby. Fire has been extinguished. 2BA still in use on 3rd floor. Full search being carried out of floors 3 - 7

20:59 - STOP MESSAGE - Fire now extinguished, fire investigation being carried out. Incident commander is liaising with the police.

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