Time Incident Posted: 21:50

Incident Date: 07/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: The Roundway Leicester

Incident Number: 1825

Incident Type: Chimney fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:09

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 from eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 21:48


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: chimney fire reported

Updated Incident Information: 1 fire surround of fire place in front room is involved in fire. 2 breathing apparatus committed under stage one for fire fighting and investigation purposes. Fire surround being removed.
fire being investigated using chimney kit. All persons are confirmed to be out of the property. 1 hose reel and positive pressure ventilation fan in use.
Stop message: fire surround and wooden lintel have been removed, Chimney has been dry rodded to check for embers. positive pressure ventilation fan in use for smoke clearance from the rest of the property. 1 appliance remains committed for cleaning up the area and making up equipment

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