Time Incident Posted: 05:03

Incident Date: 17/11/2017

Incident Location: Waterside Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 17303

Incident Type: Fire Industrial/Commercial

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 8 Appliances - 2 aeiral ladder platforms and 1 Command Support Vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager in charge of first attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call to a fire in machinery at an industrial premises.

Updated Incident Information: single floor building measuring 150 metres x 100 metres
fire located in roof space
this has spread to several parts of the building
premise has been evacuated
machines being isolated
5 jets and 2 hose reels being got work
aerial ladder platoform in use
Police requested to close the road
4 breathing apparatus in use
Technical Rescue with cutting equipment attended.
Assistance from Northamptonshire with Cobra appliances (Special cutting gear)
Assistance from Derbyshire with Aerial ladder Platforms
Incident will be ongoing overnight and the weekend due to fire being in the roof
Assistance from our neighbouring fire authorities with cover pumps
18/11/17 01:26 Incident scaled down to three appliances and one Ariel Ladder Platform remaining in attendance.

Public Statement Issued:


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