Time Incident Posted: 16:50

Incident Date: 30/12/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Calais Hill, Leicester

Incident Number: 19469

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Central, Eastern, Western and Wigston stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 16:21


Believed Cause: Cause believed to be unattended pan left on the cooker hob.

Initial Information: Call received to an alarm sounding and smell of smoke on the ground floor.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival crews found smoke issuing from a flat on the second floor. This was caused by plastic utensils burning on the cooker hob.

Public Statement Issued:


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