Time Incident Posted: 06:10 hrs

Incident Date: 08/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: LIME KILNS, HINCKLEY

Incident Number: 14656

Incident Type: GAS POWERED ELECTRIC GENERATOR INVOLVED IN FIRE

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:09 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: HINCKLEY, WESTERN, NUNEATON,

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: STATION MANAGER

Time Incident Closed: OPEN FOR REINSPECTION LATER TODAY

Damage:

Believed Cause: TO BE CONFIRMED

Initial Information: Call received reporting a generator room involved in fire. Upon arrival Assistance Message – Make Pumps 4 for BA, Industrial Unit consisting of 2 floors, measuring approx. 80m x 60m, building used as gas powered substation, generator capable of producing 2 mega watts of electricity involved in fire, 1 jet, 1 safety jet being laid out, all power and gas to all 4 generators has been isolated. Generator is on fire is well contained in a room. Incident Support Unit requested for foam. Western Power Engineer in attendance – preparing to isolate power to the building with the Local Engineer, crews preparing a foam attack. Electricity to premise isolated, awaiting bulk foam prior to attack. 4BA under Stage 2 committed to building, 1HR, 2 main jets in use, BA crew committed to vent internal compartments. Fire suppressed with a foam blanket, 2BA under Stage 1 entry control in use, 1HR, 2 main jets and 1 PPV fan in use.

STOP – one gas powered electric generator involved in fire, fire now extinguished using a foam main jet, reinspection to be carried out at approximately 10:00 hrs, incident to be left open under supervision of responsible person.

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