Time Incident Posted: 15:20

Incident Date: 13/01/2023

Incident Location: Leicester Road, Shepshed

Incident Number: 50597

Incident Type: Fire Industrial Commercial

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Loughborough and 1 x appliance from Shepshed

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 15:58


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to smoke issuing from a building on Leicester Road.
Upon arrival from crews first impressions message was sent stating that light smoke logging in the area, Investigation in progress.

Updated Incident Information: 15:13: Building fire on ground floor. Two Breathing Apparatus have been committed under stage one along with 1 x Hose Reel Jet.
15:40: All Breathing Apparatus have now been withdrawn. Small fire on ground floor has now been extinguished.
16:00 - STOP: Thermal Imaging Camera currently in use for monitoring hotspots. Gas monitor is also in use. Handover has been completed with the police.

Public Statement Issued:


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