Time Incident Posted: 10:20

Incident Date: 05/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Hinckley Road, Sapcote

Incident Number: 13430

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:38

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received 10:10

Damage: 100% to washing machine involved

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault

Initial Information: Call was received from the owner of the property stating that their washing machine was involved in fire, Fire Control confirmed that everybody was out of the property.
Crews confirmed that this was a washing machine involved within the utility room of a two storey domestic dwelling that measured 20m x 15m, a hose reel was used by two breathing apparatus wearers to extinguish the fire, once the fire was extinguished the washing machine was removed from the property.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: #Dial999InAnEmergency


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