Time Incident Posted: 10:12

Incident Date: 07/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Pickard Way, Leicester Forest East

Incident Number: 1786

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 Fire Engines from Southern, Wigston and Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Accidental ignition of the gas hob while a pressure cooker was on top of it.

Initial Information: Initial call was believed to be a kitchen involved in fire and persons still in the property.

Updated Incident Information: All persons were accounted for and fire was out on arrival, crews carried out assessment and ventilated property.

Public Statement Issued: Take extra care in your kitchen with cooking, make sure you have working smoke alarms!


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