Time Incident Posted: 08:35

Incident Date: 09/03/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Melton Commercial Park, Bartholomew Way

Incident Number: 4817

Incident Type: Fire Industrial Commercial

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Melton, Loughborough, Birstall and Eastern stations along with the Command Support Vehicle from Shepshed station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received to smoke issuing from the roof of a large industrial unit.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival crews located the fire in a shredding unit of a fridge recycling centre.
4 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 covering jet are in use.
The fire has now been extinguished and the shredder is being dismantled and allowed to cool.

Public Statement Issued:


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