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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