Time Incident Posted: 16:15

Incident Date: 31/03/2020

Incident Location: Freehold Road Birstall

Incident Number: 6446

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:50

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall & Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 75% to gas hob and extractor hood

Believed Cause: Electrical Fault in cooker hood

Initial Information: One 2 storey domestic property involved in fire
Fire located in kitchen
2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel jet in use
1 covering jet in use
Positive Pressure Ventilation in use

Updated Incident Information: Fire Extinguished , Equipment being made up
unattended cooker which affected ventilation hood.
Ventilation being carried out

STOP -Electric & gas isolated to hob and cooker hood

Public Statement Issued:


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