Time Incident Posted: 20:20

Incident Date: 31/07/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sparkenhoe, Croft

Incident Number: 61781

Incident Type: Shed fire between 2 houses

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:48

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Hinckley, Southern, Lutterworth and Wigston, Aerial appliance from Central and Command Support Vehicle from Wigston attended

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls to address reporting shed and house involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival the Incident Commander requested further appliances and aerial appliance to assist in fighting the fire.
Garage between houses involved in fire, fire also effected roofs of houses.
Fire crews using 1 water main jet, 1 hose reel jet and 4 breathing apparatus wearers.
Utilities requested to attend.
Red Cross Support Team attended to support occupants of both houses.
Incident later reduced to 2 fire engines and aerial ladder.

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