Time Incident Posted: 22:34

Incident Date: 29/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Main Road, Asfordby Valley

Incident Number: 16245

Incident Type: Domestic House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:44

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Melton Mowbray Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 10% by fire to property, 90% by heat and smoke to property, lean to structure destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Several calls were received to a house on fire, which started in the back garden.

Updated Incident Information: Crews confirmed that this was a house fire which started as a shed fire and had spread. Four breathing apparatus were deployed under rapid deployment and two hose reel jets and a thermal imagining camera were in use.

Damping down and turning over had taken place and the Incident Commander liaised with the homeowner regarding alternative accommodation.

All breathing apparatus was withdrawn.

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