Time Incident Posted: 13:52

Incident Date: 17/12/2018

Incident Location: Hallfields Lane, Rothley

Incident Number: 18282

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Birstall and one appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 13:19

Damage: 100% by fire to photograph

Believed Cause: sun light going through crystal and setting fire to photograph

Initial Information: Call received reporting smoke in dining room from an unknown source, no fire seen. On arrival crews confirmed smell of smoke and investigated with Thermal Image Camera.
Cause of smoke identified as sun light going through crystal and setting fire to photograph - fire was out on arrival. Incident left with occupier.

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