Time Incident Posted: 03:00

Incident Date: 07/05/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fosse Lane Leicester

Incident Number: 6456

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:11

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Western and 1 pump from Central fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call received from a resident reporting a building fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed disused house measuring 10m x 8m, consisting of 2 floors, 1st floor and roof space involved in fire and well alight.
1 main jet and 1 hose reel in use to fight the fire.
Ground floor of property being searched and Police required due to deliberate ignition.
03:00hrs - Damping down of roof using 2 hose reels and 1 main jet. ground floor of property searched, no persons found. External search of 1st floor being carried out. Removal of window panels in progress.
STOP message 03:59 - Fire extinguished, damping down using 1 jet and 1 hose reel. External investigation of 1st floor completed and no persons found.

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