Time Incident Posted: 15:40

Incident Date: 21/06/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Knighton Park Road Leicester

Incident Number: 8371

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15;24

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Workman using heat gun ignited rotted wood.

Initial Information: Reported house fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed fire in house fascia at the rear of the property.
1 hose reel in use to extinguish the flames.
Stop message 15:39hrs - Fire extinguished, advice being given to workman. Inspection using thermal Image camera being carried out.

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