Time Incident Posted: 05:20

Incident Date: 09/06/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sunningdale Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 58454

Incident Type: Industrial Unit fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:05hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Western, Southern, Central, Birstall, Wigston and special appliances from Loughborough and Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from premises reporting a fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested further fire engines making a total of 6 pumping appliances and specials on scene.
Fire inside single storey building measuring 50m x 30m. Fire involves conveyor belt
3 main water jets and 6 Breathing apparatus wearers being used to extinguish the fire
06:30hrs Fire appliances being reduced to 2 and all BA withdrawn
07:15 update 2 fire crews remain in attendance with 1 main jet and 1 hose reel jet being used, staff and adjacent machinery being allowed to work under supervision

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