Time Incident Posted: 11:40

Incident Date: 06/10/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Southwold Close, Market Harborough

Incident Number: 65601

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Market Harborough, Kibworth and Lutterworth stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Accidental by contractors' hot works torch

Initial Information: Call received to a fire in the cavity wall and loft space of an extension. 2 appliances were initially sent.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival crews requested a third appliance for personnel. 2 breathing apparatus were deployed with a covering jet, thermal image camera and short extension ladder.

Public Statement Issued:


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