Time Incident Posted:

Incident Date: 19/05/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Pitchens Close, Leicester

Incident Number: 6757

Incident Type: Domestic Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:28

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Western, 1 from Birstall, 1 from Eastern, 1 from Southern, Commander Support Vehicle from Shepshed and 1 Officer

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: Stop Message received at 20:37


Believed Cause: under investigation

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to reports of a fire in the garden which was spreading to the property.

Updated Incident Information: Crews requested to make pumps 5 at the incident and a second appliance from Eastern was mobilised by control.
Fire has affected 3 properties, 2 by fire and 1 by smoke. 6 Breathing Apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 main jet used to extinguish the fire. All persons now accounted for. Damping down, cutting away and Fire investigation is now in progress.
Police and Ambulance in attendance.
Gas and Electrics at 2 properties have been isolated. There were 2 casualties who were transported by Ambulance to Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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