Time Incident Posted: 18:17

Incident Date: 14/02/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Dodwells Road, Hinckley

Incident Number: 4229

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 5 Pumping appliances, one command support vehicle and one welfare unit

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:15hrs

Damage: Moderate fire damage to packaging machine.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Space heater in roof overheated

Initial Information: Call received to a fire in a packaging machine within warehouse, building was being evacuated of workers. Building of single storey and mezzanine floor, measuring 160m x 120m.
3 pumps initially attended, upon their arrival they requested 2 further fire engines to assist in fighting the fire.
4 Breathing apparatus, 2 main water jets and one hosereel water jet being used.

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