Time Incident Posted: 18:40

Incident Date: 19/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Macaulay Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 18785

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Central Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:36

Damage: Slight fire damage to floorboards and facia

Believed Cause: Accidental due to embers from chimney fire

Initial Information: Calls received to reports of a bedroom fire.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival it was confirmed as a small fire located under floorboards in front 1st bedroom in mid town house. 2 Breathing Apparatus in use under rapid deployment and 1 hose reel in use.
18:23 - All breathing apparatus withdrawn, positive pressure ventilation fan in use, cutting away and damping down in progress.
18:49 STOP - Crews still cutting away floorboards and damping down.

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