Time Incident Posted: 12:30

Incident Date: 17/01/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Jayplas, Cotton Way, Loughborough

Incident Number: 2780

Incident Type: Factory Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 x appliances from Loughborough, 1 x appliance from Castle Donington, 2 x appliances from Shepshed, 2 x appliances from Birstall, 1 x appliance from long Eaton, 1 x appliance from Coalville, 1 x appliance from Eastern, 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Stapleford (Notts)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: 2 x calls received to reports of a conveyor belt involved in machinery.
Upon arrival Incident Command requested 2 x extra pumps for Breathing Apparatus and personnel

Updated Incident Information: 12:41 - Incident involves single storey building 50M x 30M, used as a recycling centre, Fire located in conveyor belt system and has spread to recycling items. 4 BA and 2 main jets in use. Building evacuated and internal drenching system activated.
12:46 - Make Pumps 8 and Aerial Ladder Platform 1
13:02 - Make Watercarriers 1
13:19 - 6 BA in use and 3 main jets, fire has broken through roof, Aerial Ladder Platform being got to work as observation tower.
13:41 - Twitter post issued warning members of the public to avoid the area and keep windows closed.
14:05 - 2 main jets, 1 hose reel jet and 2 BA in use.

Fire has now been extinguished, ventilation of property now in progress as well as Fire Investigation. Incident scaled down to 4 x appliances.

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