Time Incident Posted: 18:25

Incident Date: 18/09/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Forest Gate, Anstey

Incident Number: 64735

Incident Type: Garage and House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Birstall,

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received reporting integral garage involved in fire. 2 appliances sent, a 3rd appliance was added whilst en route due to fears of this being persons reported.

Updated Incident Information: Whilst en route large plumes of smoke could be seen.
Upon arrival assistance message received - make pumps 4 for water and personnel.
2 storey brick built property involved in fire measuring 20 x 10 metres.
Fire located inside integral garage used for storing motor vehicles.
4 BA and 2 HRJs in use.
3 casualties suffering smoke inhalation, Police, Ambulance, Fire in attendance.
Argon and Oxygen cylinder in garage, hosreels being used to cool cylinders and 1 x Thermal Imaging Camera in use.

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