Time Incident Posted: 03:15

Incident Date: 24/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gynsills Hall Stelle Way Glenfield

Incident Number: 15684

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 4 pump from Western, Birstall, Southern and Central. Command Vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: CM From Western

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from occupant reporting the main fire panel activating and smoke seen in the building.
3 pumping appliances sent as control treating the incident as persons reported

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Inc Commander requested a 4th pumping appliance, hallway and lobby on 1st floor smoke logged, fire believed to involve an electrical cupboard.
2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel and 1 extinguisher in use.
Building of 4 floors, measuring 64m x 45m, consisting domestic flats. Fire in electrical services void on 1st floor.
Positive ventilation fan in use to ventilate lobbies on ground, 1st and 2nd floors.
All persons are safe, accounted for and allowed back into the building.
STOP message received at 04:42hrs - Fire extinguished and building ventilated.

Public Statement Issued:


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