Time Incident Posted: 18:45

Incident Date: 31/12/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: St James Road leicester

Incident Number: 19834

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:16

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Central Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe fire damage to 1st floor bedroom and water damage to room on ground floor

Believed Cause: Accidental -

Initial Information: Call from resident reporting a house fire.

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 2 persons left the building before the fire service arrived, 1st floor bedroom involved in fire, well alight, 1 hosereel jet and 2 breathing apparatus wearers fighting the fire.
Positive pressure ventilation fan used to clear smoke and electrics isolated.

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