Time Incident Posted: 21:20hrs

Incident Date: 29/04/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Bath Lane Leicester

Incident Number: 56211

Incident Type: Flat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from 2 fire engines from Central and Eastern, 1 fire engine from Western, Aerial Appliance from Birstall and Command Support appliances from Derbyshire

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:41

Damage: Moderate fire damage to cooking appliances and smoke damage to remainder of flat

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call from member of the public reporting smoke issuing from a flat

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed a fire in a flat on the third floor and full high rise procedures were being implemented by fire crews on scene
1 person suffering slight smoke inhalation and being assessed by fire crew.
Fire extinguished and smoke cleared from third floor, fire crews checking fourth floor for any smoke or fire spread and none found.
Crews liaising with onsite representative and occupier has been relocated to another flat

Public Statement Issued:


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