Time Incident Posted: 17:45 HRS

Incident Date: 03/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: HOODS CLOSE, LEICESTER

Incident Number: 7975

Incident Type: FIRE INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:48 HRS

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: CREWS FROM WESTERN, BIRSTALL, EASTERN AND TECHNICAL RESCUE FROM SOUTHERN

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CREW MANAGER

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Initial Information: Call received stating fire in packing area inside building. First message from crews in attendance was an Assistance Message – make pumps 3, smoke issuing from building.
Single Storey Warehouse measuring 50m x 50m involved, used for storage and transfer of recycling material, fire is located near to main entrance, 2 Breathing Apparatus, 1 jet committed under rapid deployment for initial knockdown, 2 covering jets also in use.
2 Breathing Apparatus committed for firefighting and cooling down of surrounding sandwich panels in progress, 1 hosereel jet and 2 covering jets in use.
Assistance message – request attendance of Technical Rescue with Bobcat to help move recycling waste from area of fire. Positive Pressure Ventilation being got to work to try to ease conditions in factory, 2 Breathing Apparatus, 1 hosereel jet and 1 covering jet in use.

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