Time Incident Posted: 03:24

Incident Date: 21/02/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ashwell Road Oakham

Incident Number: 4675

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance and tactical response vehicle from Oakham, 1 appliance from Uppingham

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Approximately 5% heat and smoke damage

Believed Cause: Accidental - fault in tumble dryer

Initial Information: Fire service called to tumble dryer involved in fire inside commercial premise

Updated Incident Information: 02:59 - Tumble dryer on fire in rear laundry room. 1 HR and 2BA in use

03:04 - Fire extinguished BA withdrawn. Building being ventilated

03:22 - STOP - all equipment being made up, handover taking place

Public Statement Issued:


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