Time Incident Posted: 00:05

Incident Date: 26/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Flat, Watkin Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 19040

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Central and 1 pump from Western fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:30

Damage: Fire damage to cooker hood and slight fire damage to area behind cooker hood

Believed Cause: Accidental hot oil igniting cooker hood.

Initial Information: Member of the public reporting a cooker fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival incident commander confirmed, fire out on arrival, fire crew inspecting premises.
Fire extinguished by occupier using water before the arrival of the fire crews
Fire crews removed cooker hood to carryout an inspection and check for any fire spread.
No fire spread found.
Advice given to the occupier.

Public Statement Issued:


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