Time Incident Posted: 22:21

Incident Date: 04/02/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Beechwood Avenue, Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 3671

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Melton Mowbray, 2 x appliances from Grantham

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Damage: 90% by fire to utility room, smoke damage to remainder of property

Believed Cause: faulty electrics in tumble dryer

Initial Information: House fire involving tumble dryer in utility room, 2 appliances sent, a request for a 3rd appliance was made for extra breathing apparatus.
Detached property consisting of 2 floors, 4BA, 1 HR and thermal image camera used to extinguish fire - tumble dryer removed to fresh air and electrics isolated at property.
1 male casualty suffered smoke inhalation and was cared for by ambulance paramedic.

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