Time Incident Posted: 23:15

Incident Date: 04/10/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rugby Football Club, Covert Lane, Scraptoft

Incident Number: 14620

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliance from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Central, ALP from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 15:28

Damage: 80% severe damage to building by Fire

Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate Ignition.

Initial Information: 1 initial call to reports of a fire seen

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as 2 storey derelict building involved in fire, this is a disused Rugby Club building. Fire located on 1st floor well alight.
An additional 2 fire engines were requested.
3 main jets and 1 Hose Reel Jet in use to extinguish fire.
An aerial ladder platform was later requested.

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