Time Incident Posted: 16:00 HRS

Incident Date: 05/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: HEADLEY ROAD, BRAUNSTONE TOWN, LEICESTER

Incident Number: 9839

Incident Type: GAS CYLINDERS INVOLVED IN FIRE

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:44 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: WESTERN AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OFFICER

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WATCH MANAGER

Time Incident Closed: STOP AT 16:30

Damage:

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: INITIAL CALL RECEIVED TO A SKIP INVOLVED IN FIRE WITH GAS CYLINDERS NEARBY.
CREWS IN ATTENDANCE CONFIRMED COMMERCIAL SKIP INVOLVED IN FIRE, 2 PROPANE AND 1 ACETYLENE CYLINDER INVOLVED IN FIRE, GROUND MONITOR AND HOSEREEL IN USE, ALL OCCUPANTS WITHIN 50 METRE HAVE BEEN EVACUATED, HYDRANT AVAILABLE FOR SUPPLY OF WATER.
FURTHER EVACUATION OF PROPERTIES TAKEN PLACE, 2 GROUND MONITORS IN USE, POLICE IN ATTENDANCE.
RESIDENTS SHOULD SOON BE ALLOWED BACK INTO THEIR PROPERTIES.

Updated Incident Information: FIRE NOW EXTINGUISHED AND CYLINDERS HAVE BEEN COOLED. ALL CORDONS LIFTED.

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