Time Incident Posted: 14:40

Incident Date: 04/08/2018

Incident Location: Gravel street Leicester

Incident Number: 11137

Incident Type: Building Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:33

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 80% fire damage to air con unit, minimal heat damage to roof

Believed Cause: Accidental - Overheated air conditioning unit

Initial Information: Reports of smoke from roof of building on Gravel Street. Investigations identified air conditioning unit involved in fire, 1 hose reel jet in use.
Fire extinguished, investigation of roof space being carried out

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