Time Incident Posted: 16:00

Incident Date: 15/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Newton Road Swepstone

Incident Number: 9928

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Pumps from Ashby, Coalville and Swadlincote

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe fire damage to kitchen.

Believed Cause: Accidental - Plastic container left on hob, then hob switched on.

Initial Information: House fire with residents still inside

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed fire in kitchen of detached house, occupants had left the house before fire service arrival.
1 hose reel jet and 2 breathing apparatus in use to extinguish the fire.
Positive pressure van in use to clear smoke from house.
Ambulance in attendance and occupants being assessed by EMAS crew.

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