Time Incident Posted: 16:11

Incident Date: 19/06/2018

Incident Location: Fox Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 8267

Incident Type: Fire High Rise

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Central, 1 appliance from Western, 2 appliances from Eastern, 1 ALP from Central, 1 appliance from Wigston plus 3 Officers

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Fire damage to artificial turf on balcony, also damage to insulation, patio doors and sandwich panel by fire, heat and smoke.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Small amount of grass involved on the balcony of a 6th floor apartment.

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished and affected area cut away.

Public Statement Issued:


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