Time Incident Posted: 11:46

Incident Date: 13/06/2019

Incident Location: Fosse Road North, Leicester

Incident Number: 9973

Incident Type: Unsafe Chimney

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire appliance and the Aerial ladder platform from Central fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Fire crews are currently in attendance at Fosse road north in Leicester following a report of an unsafe chimney stack with reports of debris falling to the ground. Fire crews are using the Aerial ladder platform to remove loose bricks to make chimney safe. Internal inspection of loft space is also being carried out to assess the degree of damage.

Due to the access required by our vehicles the road has been closed at this time.

Leicestershire Police and a building inspector are also in attendance

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