Time Incident Posted: 23:00

Incident Date: 10/01/2017

Incident Location: Heathcott road, Leicester

Incident Number: 428

Incident Type: Flat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 Appliances (2 from Central Fire station & 1 from Wigston Fire station)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 23:00

Damage: scorching to cooker hob

Believed Cause: unattended cooking

Initial Information: Emergency call received to a report of smoke issuing from premise.

Updated Incident Information: on arrival crews confirmed fire was located in flat on first floor of 2 storey block, 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 main jet in use. all persons are not yet accounted for.

stop message received at 22:07 - Fire is now extinguished. Breathing apparatus team is being withdrawn. positive pressure ventilation fan is in use for ventilation purposes. all persons are now accounted for.

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