Time Incident Posted: 04:44

Incident Date: 29/01/2018

Incident Location: Smith Dorien Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 1358

Incident Type: Fire Industrial/Commercial

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliance from Central, 2 appliances from Eastern, 1 appliances from Western, 1 appliance from Loughborough and the Command Support Vehicle from Wigston

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

Time Incident Closed: 14:12 hours (STOP MESSAGE)

Damage: Approx 10% of roof within Factory

Believed Cause: Following Fire Investigation cause believed to be accidental - blow torch

Initial Information: Call from a resident of Kitchener Road who could see flames issuing from a factory on Smith Dorien Road.
2 appliances mobilised and on attendance, factory located, number of appliances increased for breathing apparatus and personnel.

Updated Incident Information: Incident has been made up to 6 appliances, 2 breathing apparatus, 1 main jet working internal and 1 main jet externally.
Access being made to other areas of roof space internally and externally to check for fire spread, All breathing apparatus withdrawn, cutting away and damping down in progress.
Incident has been scaled down to one appliance, cause of fire is under investigation.
Hot spots located and dampened down.
Fire Investigation complete.
Incident remaining open for further re-inspection at approx 14:00 hrs this afternoon.
Re-inspection carried out - no sign of any hot spots, incident can now be closed.

Public Statement Issued:


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