Time Incident Posted: 14:48

Incident Date: 29/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Belgrave Road, Belgrave, Leicester

Incident Number: 8821

Incident Type: Commercial Property Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:29

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Fire damage limited to a bin and minor smoke damage to the basement

Believed Cause: Accidental - carelessly discarded incense stick

Initial Information: Call received stating smoke seen coming from the cellar.
On arrival, fire crews confirmed that all occupants had evacuated from the property and a small fire was located in the basement of the property. Two crew members in breathing apparatus entered and extinguished the fire using a hose reel jet.
Two positive pressure ventilation fans were used to clear smoke and ventilate the property and Belgrave Road was re-opened city bound.
Incident is to be revisited later today.

Updated Incident Information: 14:49 Incident being handed over to the owner.

Public Statement Issued:


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