Time Incident Posted: 05:02

Incident Date: 17/04/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Church Lane, Ratby

Incident Number: 5146

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: one from Western, one from southern, one from Birstall, one from Coalville, 2 from Central, Aerial ladder platform from Birstall station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:28

Damage: A part of the property has been demolished, 50% of the property damaged by fire and remainder of property by smoke and water.

Believed Cause: Believed deliberate ignition.

Initial Information: Calls received to a house involved in fire, on arrival found to be a 2 storey domestic dwelling fully involved in fire. Fire being tackled externally, 2 main jets in use.

Updated Incident Information: 6 appliances & Aerial Ladder Platform now in attendance
2 breathing apparatus committed to ground floor of property, Aerial ladder platform being got to work. Building showing signs of collapse.

All persons are accounted for.

A re inspection has been carried out by the Fire Service, no signs of smoke or fire

Public Statement Issued:


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