Time Incident Posted: 18:45

Incident Date: 29/10/2018

Incident Location: Ayston Road, Uppingham

Incident Number: 15797

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:03

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Uppingham fire station, 2 appliances from Oakham and 1 appliance from Corby

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 21:00

Damage: 50% fire damage to kitchen, 50% smoke damage to whole property

Believed Cause: electrical

Initial Information: Emergency call received at 18:03 from a passerby to a report of a fire alarm sounding inside the propoerty, caller also described a flickering light that was thought to be fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Fire crews advised this incident was being treated as persons reported, property was heavily smoke logged with smoke issuing from doors, property consisting of 3 floors, measuring approx 5m by 10m.
Fire was located on the ground floor, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets used to extinguish the fire.

Stop message 18:45 Dishwasher involved in fire in Kitchen, Fire now extinguished, all breathing apparatus now withdrawn. All persons confirmed accounted for.

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