Time Incident Posted: 14:15

Incident Date: 13/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Langham Drive, Narborough

Incident Number: 13873

Incident Type: Garage Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western, one from Southern and one from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop received at 16:40

Damage: Awaiting full extent of damage but confirmed 6 vehicles have been affected.

Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: The initial emergency call came from the owners of the property stating that their garage was involved in fire, this was detached from the property. Fire Control received a large number of calls from the areas surrounding Narborough reporting smoke.
Crews requested a further appliance to make this incident a three pump attendance. The garage involved was used to renovate cars.
Two main jets were in use by two breathing apparatus wearers, one to protect a neighbouring property, the other for direct fire fighting.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed at 14:50 that the fire has been knocked down, six vehicles have been damaged by radiated heat and crews are trying to move further vehicles to prevent any further damage. An adjacent property was being checked for fire spread.
Considerations were being made regarding firefighting water run off due to nearby culvert and liaising with the Environment Agency.

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