Time Incident Posted: 21:53

Incident Date: 03/10/2019

Incident Location: Laxton Close, Melton Mowbray

Incident Number: 15460

Incident Type: House Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:43

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Melton Mowbray, one appliance from Oakham

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Time Incident Closed: 21:21

Damage: 100% damage to first floor living room, heavy smoke damage to the rest of property

Believed Cause: Accidental by Candle

Initial Information: Call received reporting fire in Living Room. On arrival crews requested further appliance as house was well alight. Fire was located in the first floor Living Room. Four Breathing Apparatus and two Hose Reel Jets were used. Thermal Image Camera used to check for hot spots, damping down and turning over took place. Red Cross attended with the Fire Emergency Support Vehicle to assist occupiers.

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