Time Incident Posted: 10:10

Incident Date: 18/02/2017

Incident Location: Watergate Lane, Braunstone town, Leicester

Incident Number: 2390

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:47

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances (1 from Southern Fire station & 1 from Central Fire station)

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: WM

Time Incident Closed: 12:20

Damage: 30% by fire to loft, 100% by heat and smoke to loft.

Believed Cause: cause is believed to be electrical.

Initial Information: Initial emergency call received suggested this was a bungalow involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: informative message - 10:02 - one bungalow involved in fire measuring approximately 10m by 10m. Fire located in loft area. 2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel jet and 1 short extension ladder in use,
Stop message - 10:33- -all breathing apparatus has been withdrawn from property, gas and electricity supplies have been isolated, cutting away and removal of debris in progress. request attendance of Red cross emergency response vehicle.
further informative message - 11:08 - cutting away and removal of debris still in progress. incident being scaled down to 1 appliance. Southern appliance will remain in attendance for approximately 30 minutes

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