Time Incident Posted: 21:45

Incident Date: 30/10/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Newbold Road Barlestone

Incident Number: 67318

Incident Type: Detached dwelling fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:51

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Market Bosworth, Coalville, Southern, Birstall, Western, Turntable Ladder from Central, Command Vehicle from Shepshed and Welfare Unit from Kibworth and Oakham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting a fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested further fire engines and aerial appliance to assist in fighting the fire.
Detached property 20m x 40m, 2 storey building, roof space fully involved in fire, 4BA crews working externally using 3 main water jets to extinguish the fire, water pressure boost required.
Gas cylinders attached to rear of property being monitored by fire crews.
1 occupant suffering smoke inhalation
Police in attendance for traffic management
Fire crews removing roof tiles and damping down area using 2 hose reels
Fire crew carrying out re inspection at 08:30hrs 31/10/23

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