Time Incident Posted: 03:41 hrs

Incident Date: 02/06/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Blackbird Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 9416

Incident Type: Fire Rubbish and Refuse P3

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:28 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager from Eastern

Time Incident Closed: 04:00 hrs

Damage: 100% to floor sander

Believed Cause: Accidental - caused by waste products from sander collected in bag attached to machine (possibly flammable paint)

Initial Information: Reports of a skip fire

Updated Incident Information: 1 skip within private car park involved in fire, skip approx one third full of building materials. 1HR jet in use. Sander inside building, caused building to be slightly smoke logged - Positive pressure ventilation fan used.
2 separate fire due to contents of sanding machine being placed in skip.
Keyholder was in attendance at property. Advice was given

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