Time Incident Posted: 22:00

Incident Date: 02/03/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Sideley, Kegworth

Incident Number: 2994

Incident Type: Electrical fusebox fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Castle Donington, 1 pump from Loughborough.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 10:30

Damage: Fusebox destroyed by fire, moderate smoke to house

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call from occupier reporting the electrical fusebox on fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 2 storey semi detached house, fire located on fuseboard in understairs cupboard. 1 hose reel, 1 CO2 extinguisher, 2BA and PPV in use to extinguish the fire and clear smoke.
Stop at 09:29 - Fire now out. Electricity company required to attend.

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