Time Incident Posted: 17:35

Incident Date: 17/04/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: MAC Skip Hire, Leicester Road, Hinckley

Incident Number: 7147

Incident Type: Industrial Shredder and Waste

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Hinckley and 1 x appliance from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received reporting a large fire and thick black smoke - 3 appliances sent

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival - incident confirmed as
Industrial shredder and pile of waste involved in fire
2 BA working in the open
1 main jet in use for building protection

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