Time Incident Posted: 02:10

Incident Date: 30/05/2023

Incident Location: Horsefair Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 57864

Incident Type: Fire Residential

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances Central, 2 x appliances Eastern, 1 x Western, ALP from Birstall, Command Support Vehicle from Wigston, Welfare Unit Billesdon & 3 x Officers

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to smoke coming from a window on Horsefair Street.
Upon arrival crews confirmed fire seen on top floor and assistance message to follow.
Assistance Message - Make Pumps 5 confirmed fire.

Updated Incident Information: 00:41 Further assistance message received for EMAS attendance as Incident was being treated as persons reported.

01:11: 4 x Breathing Apparatus under stage one in use - 2 main jets in use internally and 2 main jets in use externally. ALP being got to work to check for fire spread. Police, Fire & Ambulance in attendance.

01:44: All persons are now accounted for. Positive Pressure Ventilation under stage one in use. 2 x Breathing Apparatus still in use.

Public Statement Issued:


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