Time Incident Posted: 14:14

Incident Date: 28/11/2017

Incident Location: Thorpe side, Scalford

Incident Number: 17966

Incident Type: Bedroom Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Melton Mowbray

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 12:48

Damage: 50% to Vanity Unit, 50% to Curtains by fire, Smoke Damage within the property around 60% in bedroom and 10% to first floor

Believed Cause: Sunlight shining onto mirror through window

Initial Information: Call received reporting a bedroom fire, on arrival crews confirmed fire within two storey dwelling measuring 10m x 10m, fire located in bedroom on the first floor.
Four Breathing Apparatus under stage one, one hose reel, one covering jet used to extinguish the fire and positive pressure ventilation fan used to clear smoke.

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