Time Incident Posted: 18:45

Incident Date: 23/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Erskine Street, Leicester.

Incident Number: 2601

Incident Type: Flat fire persons reported

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Central Fire Station, 2 pumps from Eastern, 1 pump from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:00

Damage: Electrical consumer board severe fire damage, slight fire damage to room, moderate smoke damage to room and slight smoke damage to corridor

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault in consumer board

Initial Information: Call from a resident reporting a flat fire and believed person inside.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed building 100m x 20m, building converted into flats over 4 floors.
Fire located in flat. Treating incident as persons reported. 2 hose reels and 4 BA.
STOP at 19:25hrs - All persons accounted for, PPV (Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan) being used to clear smoke.
Red Cross Emergency Support required to attend to assist occupants.
Site maintenance staff required to attend to deal with property issues.

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