Time Incident Posted: 10:30

Incident Date: 02/02/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Crospton Drive, Coalville

Incident Number: 1570

Incident Type: Chimney fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Coalville fire station and the aerial ladder platform from Central fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message recieved at 11:25


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Reports of think smoke seen in the vicinity of Cropston Drive

Updated Incident Information: 09:54 informative message - 1 chimney involved in fire. Hearth kit and small gear in use.

10:13 informative message - fire in chimney is being attacked from the log burner on the ground floor. Log burner has been emptied of its contents. 1 thermal imaging camera in use.

10:20 assistance message - request that an aerial ladder platform attends this incident

10:57 informative message - Swithland road has been closed off due to the aerial ladder platform being set up. Aerial ladder platform being got to work to assess the fire from the chimney. 1 main line hose supplying the ALP and working at height equipment currently in use.

11:22 informative message - chimney fire now being attacked from the chimney pot using the aerial ladder platform

11:25 stop message - fire now extinguished from the chimney pot using the aerial ladder platform.

no further updates

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