Time Incident Posted: 10:30

Incident Date: 24/10/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Homeway Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 15507

Incident Type: Domestic Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Central, 1 from Wigston and 1 from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 14:38

Damage: 100% severe by fire to bedroom, 50% severe by fire, heat and smoke to loft and roof space, remainder of property affected by smoke.

Believed Cause: Believed Accidental due to an electrical fault.

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a property involved in fire, further calls received stating this fire was now affecting a second property.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed properties involved in fire, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet in use. All persons are accounted for.
Crews requested the attendance of the Aerial Ladder Platform at the incident.
Fire extinguished, 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet in use for monitoring and damping down. Fire Investigation taking place.

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