Time Incident Posted: 02:20

Incident Date: 09/07/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Factory, Ashby Road East, Shepshed

Incident Number: 11237

Incident Type: Machine fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Shepshed, 1 fire engine and tactical response vehicle from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Minor damage to wiring loom

Believed Cause: Accidental ignition of hydraulic oil

Initial Information: Premises called to report a fire

Updated Incident Information: Fire within 2 storey building measuring 100m x 100m
Fire located in a void under an hydraulic press. Fire out on the arrival of the fire crews.
Crews removing flooring and using thermal Image camera to check area.

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