Time Incident Posted: 21:10

Incident Date: 27/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Harrier Close, Cottesmore

Incident Number: 15882

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Oakham, 1 x appliance from Grantham, 1 x appliance from Stamford

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 13:40 28/10/16

Damage: Severe fire to garage, moderate fire to house and moderate smoke to neighbours garage.

Believed Cause: Believed accidental due to electrical overload.

Initial Information: 18:41 - Informative Message
1 garage alight which is attached to domestic property
2 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets in use
Gas board requested to attend as gas main is leaking

Updated Incident Information: 18:59 - Informative Message
Fire in garage now under control and checking attached property for fire damage, request Ambulance for 40 year old male casualty suffering smoke inhalation.

19:34 - Informative Message
Request attendance of Red Cross Emergency Response. 2 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets in use, Gas board now in attendance.

20:15 - Informative Message
Damping down and cutting away in progress, liaising with Gas board in regards to isolating Gas.

21:03 - Informative Message
Fire fighting has now ceased.
Gas excavation team now in attendance.

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