Time Incident Posted: 18:50

Incident Date: 04/12/2021

Incident Location: Wesley Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 18320

Incident Type: Fire Recycling

Initial Emergency Call Received:

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x fire engines from Eastern Station, 1 x Western Station, 1 x Central Station, 1 x Wigston, 1 x Hinckley Station, 1 x Coalville Station, 1 x Melton Station, 1 x Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed, 1 x ALP from Birstall, 1 x ALP from Central, 1 x Hose Layer from Market Harborough, Water Carrier from Loughborough, Welfare Unit from Kibworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to address. Confirmed fire in large recycling centre. Assistance messages received to Make Pumps 8, ALPs 2, Hose Layer and the Water Carrier.

Updated Incident Information: Breathing Apparatus and Aerial Ladder Platforms being got to work.
Cadent and Western Power in attendance to isolate gas and electric. Building maintenance supervisor also in attendance.

04:15 4 appliances still in attendance on Wesley Street fighting fire at recycling plant
3 ground monitors in use

Public Statement Issued:


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