Time Incident Posted: 21:12

Incident Date: 30/12/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Blue Gates, Leicester

Incident Number: 18620

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 4 Fire Engines (Birstall, Central, Loughborough and Coalville)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call was received from the occupant of the property saying that the bedroom was on fire. Initially 2 Fire Engines were sent to deal with the incident however during the call the decision was made to mobilise a third.

Updated Incident Information: Once in attendance the first crew on scene put in an assistance message for a fourth fire engine due to how developed the fire was.
The fire had spread to the roof of the property.
There were 2 casualties with smoke inhalation, it was confirmed during the emergency call that everybody was out of the property before the fire service were in attendance.

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