Time Incident Posted: 03:50

Incident Date: 22/07/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Northumberland Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 11399

Incident Type: Industrial Unit Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Central, 2 fire engines from Eastern, 1 fire engine from Western, Command Unit from Wigston, Welfare Unit from Kibworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 05:50

Damage: Severe fire damage to wooden pallets and refuse in unit

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault

Initial Information: Fire in industrial unit.

Updated Incident Information: Industrial unit fully involved in fire, 6BA, 2 water jets, and 2 hose reels used to extinguish the fire.
Incident treated as persons reported as believed people sleeping rough nearby
Western Power and Cadent attended to deal with utilities.
3 other units checked for fire spread, all OK.
All persons accounted for and fire extinguished at 04:40hrs

Public Statement Issued:


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