Time Incident Posted: 17:05

Incident Date: 27/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: Portmore Close, Leicester

Incident Number: 13565

Incident Type: Fire Domestic

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:18

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Birstall and Eastern stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:47

Damage: 100% to the kitchen by smoke and heat. No damage by flame.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to unattended oil pan.

Initial Information: Call received to a kitchen fire.

Updated Incident Information: Fire located in the grill. Property is a first floor flat. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet in use. Positive pressure ventilation fan also used.

Red Cross Emergency support vehicle to attend to assist occupants of the flat.

Public Statement Issued:


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