Time Incident Posted: 19:39

Incident Date: 17/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Newport Street

Incident Number: 2302

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 Fire Engines

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 21:48 hrs

Damage: Severe by fire to first floor, smoke and water damage to ground floor

Believed Cause: Carelessly dis-guarded smoking materials

Initial Information: Call received to a bedroom on fire no persons in the property.

Updated Incident Information: First appliance in attendance confirmed first floor was well alight and requested a third fire engine for the incident.
Voluntary Emergency Response Vehicle requested and attended to give support to occupants.
2 breathing apparatus and hosereel jet used to extinguish fire.
Damping down and contents removed from room of origin.

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