Time Incident Posted: 00:59

Incident Date: 28/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Whetstone Recycling Centre, Enderby Road, Whetstone

Incident Number: 7820

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Southern, 1 from Western, 1 from Wigston and 1 from Lutterworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 23:49


Believed Cause: Under Investigation

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to reports of an explosion at Whetstone Recycling Centre.
Crews confirmed recycling area and roof involved in fire, this was extinguished using one high pressure hose reel jet and one main jet.

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