Time Incident Posted: 20:40

Incident Date: 26/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: nightingale way Oakham

Incident Number: 16107

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Oakham fire station and 1 from Melton fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 20:50

Damage: Moderate fire damage to mattress and curtains

Believed Cause: Accidental - Unattended tea light

Initial Information: House fire. located in the bedroom

Updated Incident Information: Fire located in the bedroom. fire out on arrival. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel used.
all persons had vacated the premise prior to fire service arrival.
request attendance of ambulance due to one male suffering smoke inhalation.
fire service carrying out salvage work.
2 casualties taken to Peterborough Hospital suffering slight smoke inhalation.

Public Statement Issued: Fire Service advise that Tea lights and other naked flames should never be left unattended.
Always extinguish the naked flame should you wish to leave the room where it has been lit.


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