Time Incident Posted: 01:06

Incident Date: 19/02/2021

Incident Location: Quenby Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 4025

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:57 on 18/02/2021

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire engines from Eastern Station, 1 fire engine from Birstall Station, 1 fire engine from Western Station, 1 fire engine and 1 Aerial Ladder Platform from Central Station, Command Support Vehicle from Wigston Station, Incident Support Unit from Kibworth Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop Message received at 08:29 19/02/21

Damage: 100% to roof space

Believed Cause: Believed Accidental due to electrical fault

Initial Information: Several calls received to a house on fire on Quenby Street in Leicester. Smoke seen issuing from the building.

Updated Incident Information: Assistance Message received to make up to 5 Appliances and for the Aerial Ladder Platform. Informative message received confirming 4 Breathing Apparatus, 3 Hose Reel Jets and 1 Main Jet in use. Fire located in the roof space of the property and spreading to roof space of neighbouring properties. All persons being evacuated and full search of all properties being carried out. Informative message confirming Aerial Ladder Platform being got to work, a full search of all three properties carried out, all persons have been accounted for and the fire has been confined to the roof space of one property.
Fire believed to be extinguished, Incident will remain open for a reinspection to be carried out 19/02/21.
Re-inspection carried out no hotspots found. Fire Investigation Officer and Police will be attending this morning to investigate cause of the fire.

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