Time Incident Posted: 15:30

Incident Date: 06/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Buckingham Road, Oakham

Incident Number: 15080

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:23

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Oakham, 1 x appliance Melton mowbray

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Light smoke logging

Believed Cause: Accidental - Unattended pan

Initial Information: call received to reports of domestic smoke alarm sounding and smoke coming from kitchen of property.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident was confirmed as one detached bungalow heavily smoke logged caused by pan on stove burning out. Fire service assisted in ventilating the property naturally. Positive pressure ventilation fan was used to assist in ventilation.

Public Statement Issued: Luckily this property had smoke alarms fitted which allowed the homeowner to alert the Fire Service in good time.
Please do not leave cooking unattended.


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