Time Incident Posted: 21:35

Incident Date: 28/10/2023

Incident Location: St Saviours Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 67196

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:01

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance Eastern, 1 x appliance Western, 1 x appliance Birstall, 1 x appliance Southern, 1 x appliance Central, 1 x appliance Wigston, Turn Table Ladder, Command Support Vehicle, Welfare Unit

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Derelict building destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition by persons unknown

Initial Information: Numerous calls received to a building involved in fire.
Upon arrival an Assistance Message was received to Make Pumps 6, followed shortly by a further assistance message to make Turn Table Ladders x 1

Updated Incident Information: 21:33 - One building involved in fire. 4 x Main Jets in use and Turn Table Ladder is currently being set up.
21:39 - Incident has been sectorised into Sectors One and Two. Turn Table Ladder is now ploughing water onto the Incident. Police in attendance.
22:04 - One building well alight, roof has collapsed. Incident has been sectorised into Sectors One and Two. 4 x Main Jets in use and Turn Table Ladder in use for Firefighting.
22:44 - Incident is being scaled down to 3 x pumps and Turntable ladder.
23:30 - All breathing apparatus from turntable ladder have been withdrawn and turntable ladder continues to monitor hot spots and dampen down. Police are in attendance and managing cordon to side and rear of property. Building owner is in attendance and liaising with Fire Service. Western Power are also in attendance to assess potential supply into building.
00:18: Crews have fully damped down the area involved, Re-Inspection of Incident to be carried out by Fire service at 06:00hrs.
06:00: Crew re-inspected building, extinguished hot spots using 1 hose reel. road closure to remain in place due to unsafe structure. Further reinspection at 10:00hrs.
10:00 - Re inspection carried out - no hot spots, Police remaining in attendance and road remains closed. Incident closed

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