Time Incident Posted: 08:50

Incident Date: 15/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ruby street, Leicester

Incident Number: 15541

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:31

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from western fire station, 2 from central fire station and 1 from southern fire station, 1 from eastern fire station, aerial ladder platform from Birstall fire station, welfare unit from kibwortha and the command support vehicle from wigston station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls recieved to smoke issuing from windows.

Updated Incident Information: assistance message: make pumps three. request attendance of ambulance as 1 casualty on the floor.
asstsiance message: make aerial ladder platform 1. 1 casulty out on arrival. 1 casualty rescued by fire service and recieving treatment. informative message to follow.
informative message: terraced property consisting of 3 floors involved. Fire located in the first floor bedroom and roof space. 6 breathing apparatus and 3 hose reels under stage 1 in use.
1 person out of property on arrival being treated by paramedics. 2nd casualty rescued by fire service and being treated by fire service and paramedics.
4 breathing apparatus, 3 hose reel jets, 1 main jet, aerial ladder platform and 9 metre ladder in use.
All breathing apparatus withdrawn. Fire extinguished and damping down taking place. electircity, water and gas have been isolated at this property.
all persons are accounted for and incident is being scaled down.
Roof is being sheeted over for salvage.

Crews returned to this address today to remove the polythene sheeting due to the increasing wind and high winds expected later. The Fire Service are also making attempts to salvage the property inside of the building.

Public Statement Issued:


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