Time Incident Posted: 22:10

Incident Date: 27/07/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Countesthorpe Road, South Wigston

Incident Number: 11424

Incident Type: Fire Industrial/Commercial P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Wigston, 1 Appliance from Southern and 1 Appliance from Central Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 10:00


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to a fire in a vacant office block. Upon arrival a fire located on 2nd floor of 3 story building well developed in 1 room of building.
2 additional crews requested by initial attending crews to tackle fire.

Updated Incident Information: UPDATE 22:33 : Fire is now extinguished and Fire Service checking rest of building.

Public Statement Issued:


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