Time Incident Posted: 21:20

Incident Date: 22/08/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Lancaster Street, Leicester

Incident Number: 12605

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:00

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Central Station and one from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop message received at 21:13

Damage: 50% fire and 80% smoke damage to kitchen

Believed Cause: Accidental- unattended cooking

Initial Information: The initial emergency call call came from the occupant of the property stating that there was a fire in their kitchen. The smoke alarms were sounding and everyone was getting out of the house.
Crews confirmed that this was unattended oil in a pan that was involved in the kitchen, the fire was out upon arrival of the Fire Service. Crews used a thermal image camera to check for any hot spots and the gas to the property was isolated.

Updated Incident Information:

Public Statement Issued: #SmokeAlarmsSaveLives


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