Time Incident Posted: 11:00

Incident Date: 29/03/2022

Incident Location: Humberstone Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 54362

Incident Type: Bedroom Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 40% by fire to bedrrom, heavy smoke damage to first floor of property

Believed Cause: blvd - accidental - candle igniting oil diffuser

Initial Information: 2 crews from Eastern at a first floor bedroom involved in fire on Humberstone Drive.
2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet 1 covering jet.
Fire is extinguished. Positive Pressure Ventilation in progress.
Cutting away and damping down in progress.
Humberstone Drive has been closed by Fire Service

Updated Incident Information: STOP@12:03 Fire Investigation taking place

Public Statement Issued:


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