Time Incident Posted: 04:55

Incident Date: 22/09/2017

Incident Location: Colton Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 14297

Incident Type: Fire, High Rise Building

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Western, 2 appliances from Eastern, 2 appliances from Central and one Command Support Vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received from a resident stating smoke entering their flat from outside.
Full highrise response mobilised.

Updated Incident Information: Further calls received from residents stating smoke in the common areas.
On attendance, ground floor stairwell, well alight.
4 breathing apparatus committed

Public Statement Issued:


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