Time Incident Posted: 07:18

Incident Date: 18/02/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: Greedon Rise Sileby

Incident Number: 52282

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 01:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from - Birstall, Loughborough, Western, East Leake, Shepshed, Wigston, Kibworth, Central, Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Under investigation

Initial Information: Several calls received to a fire involving the roof of a house

Updated Incident Information: 01:37 - 1 roof of semi-detached property fully involved in fire. 4BA 3HR and 1 covering jet in use
02:03 - Fire confirmed in roof space of one property which has spread to roof space in adjoining property. Smoke logging in 2 further adjoining properties in row of terraced houses. 6BA in use
02:27 - ALP requested
03:05 - Building fire consisting of block of four houses all consisting of 2 floors. Building measures 25 meters by 8 meters used as a domestic dwelling. All BA currently withdrawn due to possible roof collapse and unsafe electrics
03:42 - ALP in use to remove loose roof tiles. Western power dig team in attendance to isolate electrics.
05:25 - ALP being used to extinguish hot spots in roof space. Roof space of other properties checked with Thermal imaging camera with no hot spots found
06:42 - Fire investigation to take place in conjunction with Police CSI

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