Time Incident Posted: 15:15

Incident Date: 11/05/2020

Incident Location: Student Accomodation Western Road Leicester

Incident Number: 8004

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 5 x appliance (2 Eastern, 1 Western, Southern, Central) 1 x ALP from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% by fire to shower unit, 20% smoke to room of origin, 5% smoke to rest of flat

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical Fault

Initial Information: Flat Fire in block of Student Accommodation within High Rise building.
All persons accounted for, 2 breathing apparatus in use

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished
Ventilation plan in place using Positive Pressure Ventilation
2 breathing apparatus 1 jet in use

STOP@16:00 confirmed shower unit involved in fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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