Time Incident Posted: 15:59

Incident Date: 27/12/2016

Incident Location: Clifford Street, Wigston

Incident Number: 19098

Incident Type: House Fire (Chip Pan fire)

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Wigston Station and 1 appliance from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 14:44

Damage: 20% fire damage to kitchen and 40% smoke damage to entire property

Believed Cause: Accidental - Unattended Chip Pan

Initial Information: 1 chip pan involved in fire, which was out upon arrival of the Fire Service. Positive Pressure Ventilation fan was used to ventilate property.
1 male casualty treated at the scene by the Fire Service for minor burns to hand.

Updated Incident Information: Gas and electrics isolated within property and advice given to occupier. Fire crews have fitted smoke alarms to neighbouring properties.

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