Time Incident Posted: 12:50

Incident Date: 17/02/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Pollard Road Leicester

Incident Number: 3968

Incident Type: Dwelling fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:26

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Western and 1 fire engine from Southern fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 14:00

Damage: Fire damage to hob and cupboards, slight smoke to dwelling

Believed Cause: Accidental - Toaster left on hob and hob being accidentally turned on

Initial Information: Occupier reporting smoke in her dwelling

Updated Incident Information: Kitchen fire, in single storey dwelling, fire extinguished using 1 hose reel and 2 Breathing apparatus.
Crews using a positive ventilation fan to clear smoke.
1 female occupant suffered slight burn to foot and ambulance requested to attend. Fire crew rendering first aid to occupant.
Fire crew carried out home safety check and fitted one smoke alarm to property.

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