Time Incident Posted: 23:25

Incident Date: 15/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: West Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 12218

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Wigston and 1 appliance from Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 23:40

Damage: Slight fire damage to clothes

Believed Cause: Accidental due to carelessly discarded smoking materials near clothing

Initial Information: Fire in a flat, all evacuated.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed - Ground floor flat involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel in use.
Positive Ventilation fan in use to clear smoke
STOP message 23:05hrs - Fire extinguished,

Public Statement Issued:


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