Time Incident Posted: 20:30

Incident Date: 30/05/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Guilford Road Leicester

Incident Number: 7294

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Central Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:15

Damage: Boiler severely damaged by fire.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Poor maintenance of boiler.

Initial Information: Call form occupier reporting a fire in the heater

Updated Incident Information: On arrival - Fire involving a boiler on the 2nd floor of a 3 storey domestic dwelling
1 hose reel and thermal Image Camera in use.
Stop message at 19:06: Fire extinguished. Header tank failed and caused flooding to premises and salvage work being under taken.
Red Cross Emergency Support required to assist residents

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