Time Incident Posted: 05:54

Incident Date: 30/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fosse Road North, Leicester

Incident Number: 16260

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 appliances - 2 from Central Station and 1 from Western Station

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Damage: 30% by fire to ground floor of shop, 90% by smoke to ground floor of shop. 10% smoke damage to 1st and 2nd floor flats

Believed Cause: electrical fault in deep fat fryer

Initial Information: Retail unit involved in fire. Property is part of a mid-terraced property with flats above. Fire located in the retail unit and ducting on the ground floor. 2 BA 1 hosereel and 1 covering jet used. Forced entry made by Fire Service. 2 casualties treated by the Ambulance Service and taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary, one casualty suffering smoke inhalation and one casualty as a precautionary measure . Police also in attendance.

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