Time Incident Posted: 19:50

Incident Date: 08/03/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Duke Close Wigston

Incident Number: 3461

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Wigston Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:00

Damage: Moderate fire to the tumble dryer

Believed Cause: Accidental - Poor maintenance of tumble dryer

Initial Information: Call from occupier to a tumble dryer involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed electrical fire involving a tumble dryer, dryer isolated by occupier.
STOP message: Small fire in tumble dryer, dryer removed to open air by fire crew,

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