Time Incident Posted: 21:30

Incident Date: 31/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Cedar Avenue Wigston

Incident Number: 13179

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:49

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Wigston Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:30

Damage: Severe fire to bag of clothes and slight smoke damage to hallway

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received from a resident reporting a fire in the hallway of a house

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed small fire in hallway involving clothing, fire out on arrival. Clothing removed from house by occupier before the arrival of the fire service.

Public Statement Issued:


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