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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