Time Incident Posted:

Incident Date: 21/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Somerset Drive, Glenfield

Incident Number: 5704

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Central 1 Appliance from Southern 1 Appliance and 1 ALP from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received to outbuilding fire, number of calls received to advise that this has now spread to the roof of the house. On arrival crews requested third appliance attend and also requested the assistance of the aerial ladder platform. Informative messaged received - One garden shed involved in fire which has now spread to the roof space of the property. 2 breathing apparatus being used under rapid deployment, 2 main jets and 2 hose reel in use. Gas and Electric supply to property have been isolated.
Informative message - Firefighting still taking place, 2 breathing apparatus under stage one, 2 main jets and 2 hose reels still in use. Aerial Ladder Platform now being got to work.

Updated Incident Information: Informative message - Damping down using aerial ladder platform now being got to work, Salvage operation taking place within the property. Roof tiles removed to expose hot spots.
Stop message - 18:27hrs. Fire now extinguished, salvage operations in progress, Fire investigation is being carried out.
Incident to remain open for re-inspection and continuation of Fire Investigation in the morning

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