Time Incident Posted: 14:00

Incident Date: 02/02/2024

Incident Location: Incident Location: Irwell Close Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 52150

Incident Type: Garage fire - attached to property

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Melton, Birstall, Oakham and Turntable Ladder from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Caller reporting fire in garage attached to property containing classic vehicles

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested further pumping appliances and an aerial ladder to aid in fighting the fire.
Fire in garage spread to roof space of property, house measuring 10m x 5m, 3 hose reel jets and 6BA in use. Thermal Image Camera being used.
2 casualties suffering smoke inhalation. Utility companies requested to attend.
Crews cutting away and Turntable Ladder being used to inspect the roof space.
Building Inspector requested to attend.

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