Time Incident Posted: 21:17

Incident Date: 13/04/2017

Incident Location: Harrison Close South Wigston

Incident Number: 5349

Incident Type: Scrapyard Involved

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 6 appliances & Command Support Vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: under investigation

Initial Information: Number of calls received within Fire Service Control to building involved on industrial estate
2 appliances initially mobilised from Wigston.
20:23 Assistance message make Pumps 6
Fire involves unknown quantity of waste materials & wood chippings, 1 mechanical digger & 1 waste processing machine involved in fire
2 compressed air foam jets & 3 main jets and 1 hose reel in use

Updated Incident Information: 03:00 2 appliances remain at the scene damping down, 1 main jet in use

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