Time Incident Posted: 17:15

Incident Date: 23/10/2018

Incident Location: Linney Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 15474

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:38

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 3 appliances form Western, Central and Birstall Stations

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Time Incident Closed: 17:09

Damage: 5% damage to flat by fire and 30% smoke damage

Believed Cause: Electric kettle left on electric hob

Initial Information: Call received to a flat involved in fire on Linney Road Leicester, 3 appliances attended. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel used to extinguish fire and crews confirmed that all persons were accounted for although they did rescue 1 ferret from the property. Crews continuing to ventilate property and fire investigation being carried out.

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