Time Incident Posted: 21:55

Incident Date: 14/04/2023

Incident Location: Broughton Road, Croft

Incident Number: 55478

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:42

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Southern Station, 1 appliance from Hinckley Station and 1 x appliance from Western Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 22:31

Damage: 30% to pitched roof on the ground floor.

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received reporting thick smoke within the front room of the property.

Updated Incident Information: Upon Fire Service arrival, thick smoke seen issuing from garage and pitched roof of property. All persons accounted for.

Fire extinguished using hose reel jet and cutting away and damping down of the area taking place.

Public Statement Issued:


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