Time Incident Posted: 08:48

Incident Date: 07/12/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Holywell Avenue, Ashby de la Zouch

Incident Number: 18439

Incident Type: Washing machine involved in kitchen

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Swadlincote station, 1 from Coalville station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: fire damage to washing machine, light smoke damage to kitchen

Believed Cause: Electrical fault in washing machine

Initial Information: Washing machine well alight in domestic property, two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet in use.

Updated Incident Information: Fire now extinguished and washing machine removed from property, positive pressure ventilation in use, breathing apparatus now withdrawn.

Public Statement Issued:


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