Time Incident Posted: 02:05

Incident Date: 23/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sunningdale Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 8983

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:29

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 00:46

Damage: 5 percent to recyclable products

Believed Cause: Believed Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a fire in a pile of mixed recycling waste inside the building. Onsite diggers being used to excavate and turn over rubbish, one main jet in use. 2 positive pressure ventilation fans used to ventilate the building.
Fire extinguished using main jet and onsite diggers.

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