Time Incident Posted: 15:40

Incident Date: 06/11/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Charnwood Avenue Thurmaston

Incident Number: 16461

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:07

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Eastern station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Slight heat damage ventilation pipe.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to dryer being close to the ventilation pipe.

Initial Information: Call received from occupier to a believed tumble dryer fire in a kitchen

Updated Incident Information: On arrival STOP message 15:27 - Semi detached house consisting of 2 floors, fire on ground floor kitchen area, Fire out on arrival.
Fire crew removing tumble dryer to outside, using a thermal Image camera for inspection purposes.

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