Time Incident Posted: 23:11

Incident Date: 16/12/2020

Incident Location: Colton Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 18039

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance From Central, 2 from Eastern, 1 from Western, 1 from Birstall, Aerial Ladder from Central and Command Support Vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:57

Damage: 5% by fire and 30% by smoke to flat

Believed Cause: believed accidental by electrical heater

Initial Information: Call received to an electrical heater involved in fire inside a flat.
5 appliances sent as well as the aerial ladder platform and command support vehicle.

Updated Incident Information: Fire located within flat on the 2nd floor of property, no casualties. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 main jet used to extinguish fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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