Time Incident Posted: 03:09 hrs

Incident Date: 07/04/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Turville Road, Leicester, LE3 1NY

Incident Number: 6766

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:20 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western and one from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager from Western

Time Incident Closed: 03:10 hrs

Damage: Slight by fire to chip pan but 60% severe to kitchen

Believed Cause: Unattended chip pan

Initial Information: Call to automatic fire alarm at property

Updated Incident Information: One chip pan involved in fire, fire out on arrival, house heavily smoke logged, one positive pressure ventilation fan in use

Public Statement Issued: Another case of a working smoke alarm making the occupier aware of fire.
Please be extra vigilant when using chip pans late at night, or perhaps invest in something that doesn't need so much monitoring when you're tired


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