Time Incident Posted: 21:04

Incident Date: 08/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Leicester Road, Ibstock

Incident Number: 18536

Incident Type: Chimney Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:04

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: The initial call came from a neighbour, reporting embers and smoke.

Updated Incident Information: Investigation of the chimney took place using a thermal imaging camera and a hearth kit.
A fire was located in the chimney flue and crews used chimney roads to extinguish the fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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