Time Incident Posted: 23:00

Incident Date: 02/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Fosse Road Central Leicester

Incident Number: 3057

Incident Type: Flat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:40

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Western and 1 pump from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:50

Damage: Fire damage to waskhing machine

Believed Cause: electrical fault

Initial Information: Call received from the occupier reporting their washing machine on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed that a washing machine was smoldering in the kitchen area of the ground flat. Washing machine removed from flat.
1 hose reel in use to damp down the machine
Stop message at 22;25 - washing machine removed from flat. No further action by fire service.

Public Statement Issued:


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