Time Incident Posted: 16:27

Incident Date: 27/11/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Parkdale Road, Thurmaston

Incident Number: 18285

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: one appliance from Birstall Fire Station and one from Eastern Fire Station

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Damage: 20% to cupboard by fire and 20% to property by smoke.

Believed Cause: Caused believed to be accidental due to fault in consumer unit.

Initial Information: Call received from the occupier of a property stating there was a fire inside her house. Everyone was out of the property.

Crews confirmed a fire in a semi-detached property, two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and one covering jet was in use to extinguish the fire. Both Western Power and Cadent gas were requested to attend.

Fire was confirmed extinguished at 15:56 and all breathing apparatus was withdrawn.

Stop Message: Investigation completed and cause believed to have been due to a faulty consumer unit. Whilst awaiting the arrival of Cadent and Western Power, fire crews carried out home safety checks on two properties.

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