Time Incident Posted: 16:01

Incident Date: 05/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Recycling centre, gypsum close, Leicester

Incident Number: 18041

Incident Type: Compactor Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15.42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CM Whaite

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Not yet released

Believed Cause: Not yet released

Initial Information: 1 recycling compactor involved in fire measuring 8 mtrs x 3 mtrs. Power to container has been isolated. 1 hose reel being used by fire service to extinguish the fire.

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