Time Incident Posted: 19:10

Incident Date: 28/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Main Street Peatling Parva

Incident Number: 9209

Incident Type: Dryer fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Fire Engine and Tactical Response Vehicle from Lutterworth and 1 Fire Engine from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:00

Damage: Dryer destroyed by fire and moderate smoke to room of origin

Believed Cause: Accidental - overheated tea towel

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting a dryer on fire in a detached garage.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed dryer on fire in out building, out building heavily smoke logged, 1 water hose reel being used to extinguish the fire and 2 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
Liaison taking place between Incident Commander an owner of property.
Burnt items being damped down using 1 water hose reel.
Fire extinguished at 18:46hrs. Crews offering advice to owner.

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