Time Incident Posted: 22:40

Incident Date: 21/12/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Illingworth Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 70211

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Eastern Fire Station, 1 x appliances from Central Station and 1 x Aerial ladder Platform from Central.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe Fire, Smoke and Heat Damage to flat.

Believed Cause: Accidental.

Initial Information: Call received to reports of a flat involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival fire confirmed in 1st floor flat, 2 BA under stage 1, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet in use + 9 meter ladder. 5 flats evacuated. An assistance message was received - make pumps 3 and aerial ladder platform 1 - fire believed to be in loft space. Police requested to close road. Fire in flat extinguished, firefighting being conducted in loft space.

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