Time Incident Posted: 12;10

Incident Date: 21/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: The Parade Oadby

Incident Number: 15568

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Central, 2 pumps from Eastern, 1 pump from Western and CSV from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 13:26

Damage: 75% fire damage to Switch Room

Believed Cause: Electrical Fault

Initial Information: Call from premises stating alarm sounding and smell of smoke in the building

Updated Incident Information: On arrival crew confirmed fire in basement, request 2 further appliances
Building of 3 floors and basement measuring 50m x 20m used as commercial offices, fire in basement involving a fuseboard.
1 hose reel jet, 4 breathing apparatus and 1 CO2 extinguisher being used to fight the fire.
PPV (Positive Pressure Ventilation) fan in use to clear smoke.
Western Power company requested to attend.
STOP message received at 13:20hrs - Incident being handed over to Western Power, all fire crews out of the risk area and available.

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