Time Incident Posted: 14:31

Incident Date: 11/07/2022

Incident Location: Hume Street, Loughborough

Incident Number: 59950

Incident Type: Domestic Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:14

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x Loughborough and 1 x Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:46


Believed Cause: Accidental caused by radiated heat from sun shining through glass pots and overheated clothing.

Initial Information: 2 calls received to a property, with a balcony and door on fire.
Upon arrival an assistance message was received to Make Pumps 3 as this was believed persons reported, however it was established quickly after that all persons where accounted for and the 3rd appliance could stand down.

Updated Incident Information: 14:37: This is a confirmed fire to the rear of the building involving back door and windows. Fire has affected the Interior of the building. 2 x Breathing Apparatus, 2 x Hose Reel Jets and PPV in use.
All persons are accounted for.
14:49 - STOP: Fire is now extinguished, damping down and cutting away is being carried out. All Breathing Apparatus have now been withdrawn.

Public Statement Issued:


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