Time Incident Posted: 23:11

Incident Date: 23/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rugby Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 4119

Incident Type: Fire in disused industrial unit

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Western station, 2 from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 10% to building by fire

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call received to a fire seen within 3 storey disused factory unit. on arrival found 2 separate seats of fire on ground floor. Possibility of persons still within building, search in progress. 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet in use.

Updated Incident Information: Full search of building carried out, no persons found, Fire is now extinguished, equipment being made up.

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