Time Incident Posted: 20:25

Incident Date: 12/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rectory Lane Market Bosworth

Incident Number: 15401

Incident Type: Building fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Market Bosworth and 1 pump from Hinckley fire stations.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 21:30

Damage: Smoke damage to 1st floor lounge and landing. Minor damage to fire surround

Believed Cause: Accidental - Believed birds nest dislodged in chimney

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting a chimney fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested a second pumping appliance for breathing apparatus.
Chimney, wooden hearth and gas fire involved in fire. 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use to fight the fire. Gas fire isolated by fire crew.
Building measures 40m x 20m and consists of 2 floors.
Roof space and chimney inspected no further action by fire crews.

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