Time Incident Posted: 02:45

Incident Date: 27/06/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Uppingham Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 10138

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P1

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Eastern Station and 1 Appliance from Central Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 110% Damage by Fire to 2 Gas Meters

Believed Cause: Pending Investigation

Initial Information: Several Calls received to address in Uppingham Road in Leicester, to a Fire which affected the external area of property with persons trapped inside a flat above a shop. Flat not affected with fire but persons unable to be rescued until fire on exterior of below property extinguished.

Updated Incident Information: *UPDATE 02:45* Main Gas Pipe outside of a chip shop ruptured and is on Fire.
*UPDATE 03:19* 2 Hose-Reel jets, 1 main jet and 4 Firefighter's wearing Breathing Apparatus extinguished fire.

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