Time Incident Posted: 21:22

Incident Date: 03/02/2017

Incident Location: Garendon street, Leicester

Incident Number: 1670

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Central station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 22:20

Damage: 20% to bathroom by flame heat and smoke. 10% to first floor of property by smoke and heat.

Believed Cause: carelessly discarded smoking material

Initial Information: initial information suggested this was a light fitting involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: 3 storey domestic dwelling measuring 6m by 12m, fire located on first floor. 2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel in use.
stop message 21:39 - fire in first floor bathroom has now been extinguished, 1 hose reel jet, 2 breathing apparatus and positive pressure ventilation fan in use.

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