Time Incident Posted: 03:00

Incident Date: 13/04/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Shropshire Place Market Harborough

Incident Number: 6968

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Market Harborough and 1 fire engine from Kibworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 03:30

Damage: Severe smoke damage to whole of property, moderate fire damage to ground floor bedroom

Believed Cause: Accidental due to overheated electrical item

Initial Information: Occupier reported house fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed fire in ground floor room of converted bungalow, building measures 10m x 15m.
Fire in ground floor bedroom.
1 water hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus wearers fighting the fire.
Red Cross Emergency Support vehicle required to attend to assist residents.

Public Statement Issued:


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