Time Incident Posted: 23:05

Incident Date: 18/04/2019

Incident Location: Marble Street Leicester

Incident Number: 7367

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:26

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Central, Eastern, Western & Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 10% by fire to area of corridor 100% smoke to flat

Believed Cause: Accidental - candle

Initial Information: Call from site reporting smoke in building from 2nd floor. 2 appliances originally sent.
Upon arrival assistance message make Pumps 4 incident is persons reported.
Fire located in flat on 2nd floor. Search of building being carried out 2 hose reel 4 breathing apparatus committed.

Updated Incident Information: Ventilation of property being carried out using Positive Pressure Ventilation fan. Fire extinguished. gas & Electrics isolated
All persons accounted for, one occupant being checked over by Ambulance crew
STOP message received at 22:17.
Residents allowed back into flats

Public Statement Issued:


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