Time Incident Posted: 16:30

Incident Date: 16/07/2023

Incident Location: Sileby, Leicestershire

Incident Number: 60953

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One fire engine from Birstall Fire Station, two fire engines from Loughborough Fire station, one fire engine from Southern Fire Station, Emergency Response Vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 21:50

Damage: Severe fire damage to 1st floor front bedroom, severe heat and smoke to remainder of first floor. Moderate water damage to ground floor.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to electrical fault in TV in 1st floor bedroom

Initial Information: Fire Service called to house fire, believed people trapped.

Updated Incident Information: Crew on arrival confirmed house fire in two storey property. Fire on first floor. Four breathing apparatus, two hose reels and 1 covering jet used. All occupants accounted for. One male casualty with smoke inhalation and one cat rescued from property.

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