Time Incident Posted: 15:09

Incident Date: 30/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Lews Close, Leicester

Incident Number: 16040

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:31

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Eastern station and an appliance from Birstall station and the Fire Emergency Support Service vehicle.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: One officer

Time Incident Closed: Still ongoing

Damage: Not yet known

Believed Cause: Not yet known

Initial Information: Call received to smoke seen form the rear bedroom window. Upon crews arrival they committed 2 Fire Fighters in Breathing apparatus with 2 hose reels jets. This was a detached house, 7m x 9m, consisting of 2 floors used as a domestic dwelling. Fire was located in the first floor bedroom and is now extinguished. Positive pressure ventilation has been used to remove smoke.

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