Time Incident Posted: 07:45

Incident Date: 12/01/2017

Incident Location: Loughborough Road, Birstall

Incident Number: 495

Incident Type: Garage fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Birstall Fire station & 1 appliance from Eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: STOP - 07:40

Damage: 20% smoke damage to garage

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information:

Updated Incident Information: 2 storey domestic dwelling measuring 10m by 3m, fire located on ground floor within integral garage, believed this is a fuse box involved in fire. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 x co2 extinguisher in use.

Stop message 07:40- Fire is now extinguished and breathing apparatus has been withdrawn, garage is being allowed to ventilate naturally.

Electricity Board requested to attend.

Public Statement Issued:


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