Time Incident Posted: 02:10

Incident Date: 10/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Butterwick Drive, Leicester

Incident Number: 11848

Incident Type: Bin Compound attached to flats

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:28

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Birstall, 1 x appliance from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: severe by fire to contents of steel waste bin.

Believed Cause: accidental - carelessly discarded smoking materials

Initial Information: call from occupier stating they believed there was smoke coming from upstairs flat. Treated as persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival crews confirmed bin compound to flats was involved in fire - ground floor and 1st floor of property heavily smoke logged. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet in use to carry out search - still being treated as persons reported at this stage.
01:53 - STOP - bin compound now extinguished using 1 hose reel jet, all persons now accounted for, ventilation of property now complete.

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