Time Incident Posted: 14:30

Incident Date: 31/03/2020

Incident Location: Rosebank Road Countesthorpe

Incident Number: 6443

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 x appliances from Wigston, 1 from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 20:28

Damage: 95% to garage by fire 40% to ground floor of house by smoke

Believed Cause: accidental due to electrical fault on appliance

Initial Information: One detached property involved in fire, all persons accounted for.
4 breathing apparatus committed, 2 hose reel jets and covering jet in use

Updated Incident Information: Western Power requested to isolate electrics

15:02 Fire extinguished & Breathing apparatus withdrawn.

Fire Investigation taking place
Damping down cutting away in progress

Reinspection carried out - no further signs of fire

Public Statement Issued:


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