Time Incident Posted: 21:30

Incident Date: 27/04/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Albert Street Fleckney

Incident Number: 5691

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Wigston and 1 pump from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 21;45

Damage: Moderate fire damage to bathroom, severe smoke damage to bathroom, moderate smoke damage to house

Believed Cause: Accidental - Overheated battery powered electronic bathroom scales ignited towels.

Initial Information: call from neighbour reporting house fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed bathroom fire, 2 hose reels and 4 breathing apparatus in use to extinguish the fire.
Detached house 10m x 10m, fire located in bathroom on 1st floor.
Positive pressure ventilation fan in use to clear smoke
Stop message at 21;24 - Fire now out.

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