Time Incident Posted: 13:00

Incident Date: 21/02/2020

Incident Location: Shanklin Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 4694

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:10

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% to ground floor of property by fire, smoke damage to rest of property

Believed Cause: Accidental - Faulty Electrics

Initial Information: Call to an electrical consumer unit in fire within Domestic Property.
4 breathing apparatus 2 hose reel jets and covering jet in use
All persons accounted for.

Cutting away and damping down in progress.
Western Power requested to attend

Updated Incident Information: Breathing apparatus now withdrawn. Hot spots extinguished
Fire Investigation in progress. Western Power in attendance isolating electrics

Public Statement Issued:


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