Time Incident Posted: 13:50

Incident Date: 07/06/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cannock Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 58365

Incident Type: Industrial Unit on fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Eastern Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 14:30

Damage: severe fire to extractor fan

Believed Cause: Accidental - sparks from welding

Initial Information: Caller reported a fire within an industrial unit, unit contains gas bottles but not believed to be involved in the fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed fire in the welding department believed to be out.
Crews checking building and dismantling ducting to check for fire spread.
As a precaution gas and electrics isolated.
1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus wearing extinguishing the fire in the extraction unit. Positive pressure ventilation fan being used to clear any smoke.

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