Time Incident Posted: 03:30

Incident Date: 31/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Tudor Road, Hinckley

Incident Number: 13141

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:57

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances from Hinckley fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 03:44

Damage: kitchen severely damaged by fire, and property severely damaged by smoke

Believed Cause: accidental. electrical dehumidifier.

Initial Information: 1 kitchen involved in fire. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet in use. Rapid deployment in use.

Updated Incident Information: 1 house measuring approximately 5 metres x 7 metres. Fire located in the kitchen at the rear pf the property. 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and 1 covering jet in use.

stop message - 1 kitchen involved in fire. fire extinguished and all breathing apparatus withdrawn. fire investigation being carried out.

Public Statement Issued: smoke alarms had activated and succeeded in alerting the occupiers.


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