Time Incident Posted: 19:11 hrs
Incident Date: 13/01/2018
Incident Location: Incident Location: Birch Close, Markfield, Leicestershire
Incident Number: 593
Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2
Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:35 hrs
Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western fire station & 1 from Coalville fire station
Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager from Western Fire Station
Time Incident Closed: 19:15 hrs
Damage: No fire damage as occupier used fire blanket over the pan, only a slight smell of smoke in property
Believed Cause: Accidental - unattended pan
Initial Information: Caller stated fire but no further details available
Updated Incident Information: 1 frying pan involved in fire, fire extinguished by occupier prior to Fire Service arrival. Thermal Image Camera in use and confirming that second appliance not required to attend incident.
Public Statement Issued: Having your own equipment in your own home (like a fire blanket) and making sure you read the instructions carefully and know how to use it safely will all greatly increase your ability to prevent much more serious damage if a fire occurs at your property.
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