Time Incident Posted: 15:39

Incident Date: 10/04/2017

Incident Location: West Street Leicester

Incident Number: 5177

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Central Fire Station, 1 appliance from Eastern Fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Smoke issuing from flat on Ground floor, 2 appliances from Central Fire Station mobilised
2 breathing apparatus deployed with 1 hose reel jet

14:04 Assistance message Make Pumps Three
14:18 Two breathing apparatus still committed for damping down. Two further breathing apparatus committed to search adjoining flats
14:40 All breathing apparatus now withdrawn , damping down & turning over in progress
15:40 STOP damping down & cutting away complete. Gas & Electrics isolated. Fire Service have liaised with housing association to organise for rehousing of occupants

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