Time Incident Posted: 02:40 hrs

Incident Date: 19/04/2017

Incident Location: Rawson Street, Enderby

Incident Number: 5557

Incident Type: House Fire Persons Reported

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:05 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Southern, Wigston and Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 01:27 hrs

Damage: 10% by fire and 100% by smoke to first floor

Believed Cause: Faulty electrical wiring in rear bedroom

Initial Information: First floor bedroom well alight, 4 Breathing Apparatus and 1 hosereel in use.
One casualty rescued from property by Fire Service, receiving first aid from Ambulance, fire is located in rear bedroom first floor involved, 4 Breathing Apparatus, 2 hosereel jets in use.
Fire extinguished, damping down and cutting away in progress, all appliances committed.
Damping down and cutting away still in progress, one casualty being relayed to Leicester Royal Infirmary by road ambulance, Fire Investigation being carried out.

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