Time Incident Posted: 12:37

Incident Date: 17/02/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Summerfield Road, Coalville

Incident Number: 3962

Incident Type: Fire Detached Garage

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:59

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Coalville Station and one from Shepshed Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Believed cause is accidental due to hot embers in chimnea that was being stored in the garage.

Initial Information: Call received by Fire Control to a garage fire. The garage was detached from the property and fire appliances were mobilised.
Crews confirmed a large amount of smoke was issuing from the double garage on arrival.
There were no casualties involved. A small amount of rubbish and cardboard involved in fire.
Fire was extinguished using a hose reel jet and 2 crew members wearing breathing apparatus under rapid deployment.

Updated Incident Information: Damping down and cutting away of roof timbers has taken place. Electricity supply has been isolated to garage.
Crews will re-inspect later today.

Public Statement Issued:


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