Time Incident Posted: 19:45

Incident Date: 18/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Erskine Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 17417

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Eastern station, 2 appliances from Central station, 1 appliance from Southern station, 1 appliance from Wigston station. The Aerial Ladder platform from Birstall Station, Command Support Vehicle from Wigston station, Welfare Unit from Kibworth station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:51 19/11/2017

Damage: 40% fire damage to first floor, fire damage to first floor restaurant. 100% smoke damage

Believed Cause: Fire spread from oven through flue on ground floor to first floor.

Initial Information: Several calls received to a property fire believed persons inside.

Updated Incident Information: First floor of a 2 storey building measuring 25m by 10m involved in fire. 6 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 2 positive pressure ventilation fans in use.

Update: Scaling down of incident and damping down of the first floor is in progress with 1 hose reel jet in use. All persons accounted for. Fire investigation in progress.

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