Time Incident Posted: 14:35

Incident Date: 19/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Keyham Lane, Leicester

Incident Number: 10182

Incident Type: Fire Other Buildings

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern Fire Station and one from Central Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received by Fire Control from a member of the public reporting a fire in a bin store.

Fire crews advised that one bin store was involved in fire. The wooden compound housing multiple bins. One hose reel jet in use and key holder requested.

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished, crews cutting away and damping down using 2HR jets and small gear. Bin store destroyed by fire. Check of school has been carried out with no signs of heat or smoke. Re-inspection carried out using thermal image camera and confirmed no signs of heat within compound.
Cause believed to be caerlessly discarded smoking materials.

Public Statement Issued: Please remember to stamp out all smoking materials in this hot, dry weather.


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