Time Incident Posted: 12:02

Incident Date: 04/12/2018

Incident Location: Blackbird Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 17659

Incident Type: Gas Leak Mains Pipes

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Central, one appliance Eastern, Technical Rescue and Command Support

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of first attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Gas main ruptured.
All surrounding roads closed and a 100 meter cordon in place.
All properties in immediate area evacuated

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued:


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