Time Incident Posted: 16:30

Incident Date: 14/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Chesterton Walk, Leicester

Incident Number: 13938

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:11

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Western and 1 pump from Southern Fire Stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from resident reporting smoke from an upstairs flat

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed smoke issuing from window of 1st floor flat, fire crews forcing entry into flat. 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use to fight the fire.
Believed a pan on the cooker is involved in fire.
Stop message at 16:38hrs - Pan removed from kitchen, ventilation of flat being carried out. All breathing apparatus withdrawn. Occupier is in attendance.

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