Time Incident Posted: 07:30

Incident Date: 25/12/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: North Street Barrow On Soar

Incident Number: 18608

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 04:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Loughborough, Birstall and Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe fire to 50% of roof and severe smoke damage to 50% of 1st floor.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Occupier rang the Fire Service reporting their house on fire.
On arrival the fire crew asked for a further fire engine to assist in fighting the fire
Fire was in the roof space of semi detached house, 1 hose reel and 2 BA wearers in use to fight the fire
STOP message at 05:25 - Fire extinguished, cutting away of roof joists and damping down area using 1 hose reel.
Fire crew to re attend to carryout further inspection

Updated Incident Information: Re-inspection carried out using Thermal Image Camera, Short Extension Ladder and Scotty Back Pack used for damping down. Sheeting of roof carried out.

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