Time Incident Posted: 09:10

Incident Date: 15/02/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Thistley Close Thorpe Astley

Incident Number: 4257

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 07:45

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Southern, 1 fire engine from Wigston and 1 fire engine from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:00

Damage: Severe fire damage to bathroom, severe smoke damage to 1st floor and water damage to ground floor

Believed Cause: Accidental due to overheated fan in bathroom

Initial Information: Caller reporting a house fire

Updated Incident Information: 2 storey detached house 10m x 6m, fire located in rear bedroom. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel used to extinguish the fire. 1 covering main jet laid out.
Gas and electrics isolated
Positive pressure ventilation fan being used to clear smoke

Public Statement Issued:


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