Time Incident Posted: 05:40

Incident Date: 03/01/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ottawa Road Leicester

Incident Number: 2062

Incident Type: Flat fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:39

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Eastern fire station and 1 fire engine from Central fire station

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: under investigation

Initial Information: Call from Police reporting a flat fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed building of 3 floors, 5m x 5m, fire located in bedroom of 1st floor flat. 1 hose reel and 2BA used.
Cadent requested due to smell of gas
Residents of neighbouring flat evacuated as a precaution.
5 residents suffered slight smoke inhalation and treated by EMAS at scene

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