Time Incident Posted: 20:40

Incident Date: 20/08/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: Douglass Drive, Market Harborough

Incident Number: 62934

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One fire engine from Market Harborough fire station.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Domestic property heavily smoke logged due to burnt cooking.

Initial Information: Neighbour called reporting house fire with occupier believed still inside the property.

Updated Incident Information: Occupier exited the property prior to fire service arrival.
Fire crews wearing BA entered property and removed cooking paraphernalia and ventilated property.

Public Statement Issued: Please be careful when cooking and never leave unattended.


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