Time Incident Posted: 22:55

Incident Date: 25/01/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Downing Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 2943

Incident Type: Dwelling fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:26hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Eastern fire station and 1 fire engine from Central fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 23:50

Damage: Slight fire damage and moderate smoke damage to conservatory

Believed Cause: Accidental due to unattended candle

Initial Information: Occupier reported smoke inside dwelling

Updated Incident Information: On arrival, Incident Commander confirmed single storey dwelling, fire located in conservatory to the rear of the property. 2 Fire fighters in breathing apparatus took 1 hose reel into the property and confirmed the Fire Out On Arrival.
Fire crews used positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke.

Public Statement Issued: Fire Service recommend that candles and naked flames are never left unattended.


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