Time Incident Posted: 02:36

Incident Date: 11/03/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Portman Street

Incident Number: 4936

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:24

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Eastern, Birstall, Central and Western stations. Aerial Ladder Platform from Central Station, Command Support Unit from Wigston Station and the Welfare Unit from Kibworth Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manger

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: to follow

Believed Cause: under investigation

Initial Information: Calls received to a house fire. Smoke and flames seen coming from the building and alarms sounding.

Updated Incident Information: Crews are currently tackling the fire.
This incident at its height was a 6 pump incident and initially persons reported.
All persons were declared as being accounted for.
14:00 Incident is still open 1 x pump and ALP still in attendance.
Fire Investigation team on site carrying out investigation alongside Police CSI.

Public Statement Issued:


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