Time Incident Posted: 17:33

Incident Date: 09/01/2018

Incident Location: Chadwick Close, Newbold Verdon

Incident Number: 364

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:56

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Hinckley, 1 Appliance from Market Bosworth, 1 Appliance from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Officer in charge of first attending appliance

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Slight fire damage to kitchen and heavy smoke damage to kitchen and the rest of the property.

Believed Cause: Accidental caused by a chip pan.

Initial Information: Called to a kitchen fire in a domestic property on Chadwick Close in Newbold Verdon.
Two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and positive pressure ventilation in use.
Casualties conveyed to Leicester Royal Infirmary suffering from smoke inhalation.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: Chip Pan Fires:
Never leave your chip pan unattended
Ensure your chip pan is no more than 1/3 full of oil.
Consider purchasing an electric, thermostatically controlled chip fryer
Keep out of the reach of children
Do not cook under the influence of drugs or alcohol
In case of fire call 999, evacuate premises and stay out.


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