Time Incident Posted: 16:40

Incident Date: 15/03/2023

Incident Location: Market Place, Loughborough

Incident Number: 53949

Incident Type: Fire Retail Premises

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:21

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 8 pumping appliances, special appliances and 6 officers

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Group Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Building fully involved in fire.
Fire spreading to neighbouring building.

Updated Incident Information: Firefighting continues with 4 main jets, one turntable ladder and breathing apparatus in use.

*UPDATE @ 1950* Incident being scaled back to 4 pumps and Turntable Ladder, small pockets of fire being attacked aerially. All Firefighters in Breathing Apparatus withdrawn.

*UPDATE @ 0745, 16/3* Fire Service still present damping down hotspots using Turntable Ladder to access difficult to reach areas in building. We will be in attendance for the foreseeable future.

Public Statement Issued:


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