Time Incident Posted: 02:00

Incident Date: 24/05/2019

Incident Location: Ipswich close, Leicester

Incident Number: 8985

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances (Birstall and Eastern)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 20% to room of origin, 100% by smoke to rest of property

Believed Cause: under investigation

Initial Information:

Updated Incident Information: Fire Crews were mobilised to a report of smoke issuing from property.

incident involves 1 ground floor flat measuring approximately 6mx6m. Fire located in living room and bedroom area of the flat. Fire Fighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using 2 hose reels.

fire investigation to determine the cause will continue during daylight hours.

Public Statement Issued:


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