Time Incident Posted: 21:00
Incident Date: 13/09/2023
Incident Location: Incident Location: Hamilton Drive Melton Mowbray
Incident Number: 64432
Incident Type: Garage fire - attached to property
Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:29hrs
Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Melton Mowbray
Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:
Time Incident Closed: 23:00hrs
Damage: Severe fire damage to garage and slight smoke to first floor of dwelling
Believed Cause: Accidental due to faulty tumble dryer
Initial Information: Call received from occupant reporting a fire in the domestic garage attached to the house
Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed a fire in domestic garage attached to a dwelling measuring 15m x 10m and consisting of 2 floors.
Four Fire fighters using 2 water hose reels and wearing breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.
Cadent Gas requested to attend to isolate the gas supply to property.
21:09hrs - Crews extinguished the fire and damping down area
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