Time Incident Posted: 11:10

Incident Date: 31/03/2020

Incident Location: Tilling Road Leicester

Incident Number: 6432

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall & Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe by fire to Bedroom, severe smoke to rest of property

Believed Cause: Unattended candle in bedroom

Initial Information: Semi Detached bungalow involved in fire. Fire is in the bedroom area of the property.
2 breathing apparatus , 1 hose reel jet in use
All persons accounted for

Updated Incident Information: 1 elderly female suffering smoke inhalation being assessed by EMAS
Fire has been extinguished & breathing apparatus withdrawn. Ventilation taking place

STOP- Reconfirmed fire extinguished & property ventilated
Fire Investigation taking place

Female casualty taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary by Ambulance
Fire Investigation complete
Cause - Unattended candle

Public Statement Issued:


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