Time Incident Posted: 23:35

Incident Date: 20/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Gipsy Lane, Leicester

Incident Number: 8387

Incident Type: Garage Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:15

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to reports of a house involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, incident confirmed as a garage involved in fire measuring 8M x 2 M.
2 persons rescued from adjacent property and treated for smoke inhalation by Ambulance Service
4 BA, 2 Hose reel jets and 1 main jet use.
Positive Pressure ventilation fans used in neighbouring properties to clear smoke
Police and Ambulance in attendance
all persons accounted for.
STOP - damping down in progress, electrics in properties checked by Fire Service, Fire Investigation to take place in the morning.

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