Time Incident Posted: 16:57

Incident Date: 29/08/2022

Incident Location: Mountsorrel Lane, Rothley

Incident Number: 63530

Incident Type: Detached Garage Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Loughborough, 1 x appliance from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 17:47

Damage: Believed Accidental

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Numerous calls received reporting a garage fire.
Upon arrival crews confirmed that this was a garage fully involved in fire. 4 x Breathing Apparatus and 3 x hose reel jets in use.

Updated Incident Information: 17:10 - Crews have now extinguished the fire and are turning over and damping down. 2 x Breathing Apparatus and 1 x HR Jet still in use.

17:20 - All Breathing apparatus have now been withdrawn. Crews are using respirators to dampen down.

17:48 - Damping down and turning over still in progress.

Public Statement Issued:


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