Time Incident Posted: 19:44 hrs

Incident Date: 15/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Belvoir Drive East, Leicester

Incident Number: 2196

Incident Type: Fire Domestic P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:13 hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Wigston Station & one from Southern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch manager from Wigston

Time Incident Closed: 20:10 hrs

Damage: Dishwasher destroyed by fire, no damage to property as appliance removed to garden

Believed Cause: Electrical fault on dishwasher

Initial Information: Tumble Drier on fire in garage

Updated Incident Information: Actually the dishwasher in the kitchen involved.
Dishwasher involved in fire, fire extinguished and dishwasher removed from property into garden for damping down.
Natural ventilation took place and advice given to occupier.
Home fire safety check carried out at property by fire crews.

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