Time Incident Posted: 08:59

Incident Date: 15/05/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Western Avenue, Coalville

Incident Number: 8140

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Coalville, 1 Tactical Response Vehicle from Coalville, 1 Appliance from Ashby and 1 from Swadlincote

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 09:24

Damage: 60 percent severe by fire to airing cupboard and 50 percent moderate by fire, heat and smoke to the rest of the property and its contents.

Believed Cause: Believed Accidental due to electrical fault in the airing cupboard

Initial Information: Call received from neighbour reporting bungalow involved in fire.
4 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets and one covering jet in use to extinguish the fire.

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished and breathing apparatus withdrawn. All persons are accounted for. Fire crews are ventilating the property using the positive pressure ventilation fan.
Ventilation carried out and All equipment made up.

Public Statement Issued:


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