Time Incident Posted: 08:48 hrs

Incident Date: 15/04/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: School Street, Oakthorpe

Incident Number: 5402

Incident Type: Garage Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:21 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Swadlincote, Ashby de la Zouch & Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 09:55 hrs

Damage: 2 sheds, 1 wooden and 1 normal shed. Garage and conservatory and damage to the external walls of 2 houses.

Believed Cause: Under investigation

Initial Information: Fire in the open involving fence.

Updated Incident Information: Further call received from member of the public stating that the fire had now got so big that it was affecting the conservatory of the house and also would be spreading to the house very soon.
Assistance message from Swadlincote appliance received for Make Pumps 3 for Breathing Apparatus.
08:43 hrs: Informative message: 1 garage well alight, garage measures 4m x 5m, fire located inside garage also spread to fence and shed. 2 breathing apparatus for observation, 2 hose reels in use.
08:53 hrs: Fire now under control, 3rd appliance no longer required. 2 Breathing apparatus for observation 2 hose reels in use.

Public Statement Issued:


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