Time Incident Posted: 01:13

Incident Date: 18/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Tournament Road Glenfield Leicester

Incident Number: 12351

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:45

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from southern, 2 appliances from central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: 1 officer mobilised

Time Incident Closed: 12:55


Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate

Initial Information: Calls received to a fire in a house with people still inside.

Updated Incident Information: 01:02 - 1 bedroom involved in fire. 2 BA and 1 hose reel jet in use. This incident is persons reported. Police in attendance

01:13 - Fire has now been extinguished and all BA has been withdrawn. 1 casualty suffering with smoke inhalation is being treated by East Midlands Ambulance Service. All persons now accounted for. Damping down and ventilation in progress.

Crews confirmed Casualty had self rescued, Fire service did not rescue.

Fire investigation taken place, this is believed deliberate ignition.

Public Statement Issued:


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