Time Incident Posted: 00:46

Incident Date: 12/03/2017

Incident Location: Leicester Road, Wigston

Incident Number: 3678

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Central and 1 from Wigston stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:10

Damage: 10% by smoke to toilet

Believed Cause: Embers from neighbouring bonfire

Initial Information: 1 house involved in fire believed to be located in toilet, no persons inside property

Updated Incident Information: Property measuring 12 x 20 metres consisting of 2 floors involved in fire, fire located in ground floor rear toilet.
Fire extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel, crews damping down and turning over.

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