Time Incident Posted: 13:20

Incident Date: 11/01/2023

Incident Location: High Street Desford

Incident Number: 50485

Incident Type: Bedroom Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliances from Southern and Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% by fire to room of origin - smoke damage to rest of property

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault

Initial Information: Bedroom involved on first floor of semi detached property
2 breathing apparatus , 1 hose reel in use
All persons accounted for

Updated Incident Information: Breathing apparatus withdrawn. Positive Pressure Ventilation being carried out.
Gas and electrics isolated
Fire Investigation being carried out

STOP @ 16:14
Fire Investigation complete - cause blvd electrical fault

Public Statement Issued:


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