Time Incident Posted: 18:50

Incident Date: 21/12/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Abbey Park Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 19418

Incident Type: Fire High Rise

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 5 Fire Engines, 1 Arial Ladder Platform and 1 Command Support Vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:16

Damage: 80% fire damage to flat involved

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Calls received to a building on Abbey Street in Leicester involved in fire. Call was treated as persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival crews confirmed there was a fire located in a flat on the ground floor and all persons were accounted for.
4 breathing apparatus were in use and 2 positive pressure ventilation fans to clear smoke logging.
Neighbouring flats were searched for fire spread but confirmed fire was contained to the one flat.

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