Time Incident Posted: 19:20

Incident Date: 11/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Wood End, Leicester

Incident Number: 16994

Incident Type: Domestic Fire - Firework gone through window of property

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:53

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received 19:09


Believed Cause: Accidental - firework went through an upstairs window

Initial Information: The original caller , not the owner of the property call 999 to report that a firework had strayed through a nearby property window.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed that the firework has entered through a window into an upstairs bathroom causing smoke logging but not involved in fire.
A positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear the smoke.

Public Statement Issued: Fireworks are dangerous, please try to find an organised display.


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