Time Incident Posted: 03:28

Incident Date: 19/11/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Melton Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 17854

Incident Type: Fire Industrial/Commercial

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:02

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 9 Fire Engines, Arial Ladder, Command Support, Water Carrier, Welfare Unit

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 15:30

Damage: Workshop destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Unknown

Initial Information: Initial emergency call was received to a smell of burning and smoke seen at the rear of the property.

Updated Incident Information: Once in attendance crews quickly made up for additional appliances in order to contain the fire and stop any further damage to neighbouring properties.
Crews continuing to fight the fire as the incident continues.
Single storey commercial garage involved in fire . Incident sectorised.
In total 5 jets, 2 hose reels & 4 breathing apparatus in use.
Neighbouring properties evacuated
Incident will shortly be scaled down to 4 appliances

07:00 hrs - Incident scaled down to 2 pumps and Aerial Ladder Platform
10:15hrs - 2 fire engines and aerial ladder platform remain on scene damping down and cutting away. Fire investigation is taking place.

Public Statement Issued:


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