Time Incident Posted: 21;20

Incident Date: 08/01/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Newarke Street Leicester

Incident Number: 2358

Incident Type: Flat fire on the 2nd floor

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Central, Eastern, Western and Southern, Aerial Platform from Central and Command Support vehicle from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 22:10hrs

Damage: Slight fire damage to furniture and slight smoke damage to 3rd and 4th floors

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call from resident reporting a flat fire

Updated Incident Information: Fire in flat on 2nd floor, crew using 4BA and 2 covering jets.
Smoke affecting 3rd and 4th floors. Ventilation being carried out
Residents evacuated
Crew cutting away damaged area.

Public Statement Issued:


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