Time Incident Posted: 16:40

Incident Date: 27/05/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Saxby Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 7137

Incident Type: Flat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Central Fire Station, 1 pump from eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:45

Damage: Moderate fire to a wooden table and moderate fire to bedsit.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Lit candle left unattended

Initial Information: Occupier reporting a fire in the flat

Updated Incident Information: Small fire in the flat, 1 hose reel and 2 Breathing Apparatus in use to extinguish the fire.
Positive pressure ventilation van being used to clear smoke.
male occupant of flat suffered smoke inhalation, not taken to hospital

Public Statement Issued:


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