Time Incident Posted: 13:20

Incident Date: 24/11/2022

Incident Location: Illingworth Road Leicester

Incident Number: 68497

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Eastern , 1 x appliance from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 30% by fire and 80% by smoke to kitchen

Believed Cause: Accidental - water dropping into hot oil of deep fat fryer

Initial Information: Ground floor flat involved. Fire in Kitchen area. 6 breathing apparatus, 3 hose reel jets. Incident initially treated as Persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: All persons accounted for
1 occupant assessed by East Midlands Ambulance but discharged at scene

Fire extinguished, all breathing apparatus withdrawn. Positive Pressure Ventilation in use
City Council requested to attend due to occupant needing re-housing

Public Statement Issued:


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