Time Incident Posted: 12:30

Incident Date: 30/09/2022

Incident Location: Cumberwell Drive Enderby

Incident Number: 65249

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:12

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 70% fire damage to front room 80% smoke damage to remainder of property

Believed Cause: Accidental - Tea Light

Initial Information: Called to a fire on ground floor of domestic property
2 breathing apparatus & 1 hose reel jet in use

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished
2 breathing apparatus remain committed within property
Positive Pressure Ventilation in use

Cause - Accidental - Tea Light within religious temple on book shelf

12:58 - Breathing apparatus withdrawn, gas and electrics isolated, damping down in progress, natural ventilation of property taking place

STOP@ 13:49 Full inspection of property and neighbouring property carried out. No further signs of smoke or fire
Fire investigation being carried out
Re-inspection of property will take place later this afternoon

Public Statement Issued:


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