Time Incident Posted: 20:26 hrs

Incident Date: 19/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sandhurst Street, Oadby, Leicester

Incident Number: 10201

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:03 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern and one from Southern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch manager from Eastern Station

Time Incident Closed: 20:30 hrs

Damage: Items on top of hob, burnt by ring and self extinguished, no smoke damage

Believed Cause: Accidental, wrong cooker ring turned on by mistake

Initial Information: Caller reported that fire was believed out.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed that it was a small fire and it was out on arrival and was limited to the cooker top.
Crews believe that occupants were distracted and wrong hob knob used in error.

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