Time Incident Posted: 10:26

Incident Date: 24/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location:Ivanhoe drive , Ashby

Incident Number: 18981

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Ashby and 1 appliance from swadlincote

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:25

Damage: Severe fire to lounge and stairs, smoke damage to entire property

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: confirmed house fire. 2 storey semi detached property. 4 Breathing apparatus and 2 hose reels in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire involving lounge and stairs area.
1 female occupant suffering slight smoke inhalation, EMAS required, occupier being given 1st aid treated by fire crew and then taken to hospital by ambulance crew.
Red Cross emergency response attend to assist occupier.
Local residents and supermarket have rallied round to assist the occupier over the Christmas period.

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