Time Incident Posted: 04:49

Incident Date: 17/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Westcotes Drive Leicester

Incident Number: 18671

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Fire Engines from Central Fire Station and Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 04:49

Damage: Minimal to small corner of living room, TV and TV stand.

Believed Cause: Accidental from Candle

Initial Information: Call received to fire in living room of house. 2 fire appliances sent. 4 Breathing Apparatus, 2 Hose Reels and a covering Jet were used. Positive Pressure Ventilation was used to clear smoke from the premise, and Red Cross Emergency Response vehicle was requested. Gas and electricity was isolated.
4 Rabbits and 2 Guinea Pigs were rescued by the Fire Service.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: Please be careful when using lighted candles


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