Time Incident Posted: 22:30

Incident Date: 02/06/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Oakdene Road Leicester

Incident Number: 8814

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from central and 1 fire engine from Wigston

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:35

Damage: Slight fire and moderate smoke to bedroom.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Unattended diva candle

Initial Information: Call from resident reporting house fire

Updated Incident Information: Fire in first floor bedroom of dwelling,
All occupants evacuated before arrival of the fire crews.
1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus used to extinguish the fire
Fire crews cut away damaged area in bedroom and fitted 2 smoke alarms in the property.

Public Statement Issued:


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