Time Incident Posted: 21:20

Incident Date: 17/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: High Street, Earl Shilton.

Incident Number: 18702

Incident Type: Shop fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:55

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Hinckley fire station and 1 pump from Southern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Moderate fire damage to building and severe smoke damage to building

Believed Cause: Deliberate Ignition

Initial Information: Call received from a member of the public to smoke and fire seen issuing from a shop.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival the incident commander requested assistance from a 3rd fire engine.
Building single storey 25m x 10m used a motorcycle workshop and garage.
Fire located at the rear of the shop, 2 jets and 2 breathing apparatus in use.
Positive pressure ventilation fan used to ventilate area.
Police in attendance.
STOP message 22:34hrs - 1 hose reel jet in use for damping down

Public Statement Issued:


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