Time Incident Posted: 11:53

Incident Date: 21/01/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Church Close, Hose

Incident Number: 971

Incident Type: Chimney Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:01

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Melton Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 12:10


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Only call received from a neighbour of a property to advise the chimney was on fire. The occupier had evacuated.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed on arrival that one chimney was involved in fire. Chimney gear and thermal imaging camera were in use.

Good progress was made and chimney road were in use. The loft space was checked using a short extension ladder.

Public Statement Issued:


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