Time Incident Posted: 21:50

Incident Date: 07/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Dale Street Leicester

Incident Number: 7863

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Eastern fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Lean to at rear of property severe by fire, 2 windows severe fire damage

Believed Cause: Accidental by Carelessly discarded portable BBQ ignited plastics

Initial Information: Occupier reported fire in garden at the property

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander requested a further fire engine due to the fire spreading to the house.
Several fence panels also involved in fire 1 hose reel jet in use to fight the fire
female casualty suffered smoke inhalation and receiving first aid from fire crews. Ambulance not required

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