Time Incident Posted: 23:45

Incident Date: 16/07/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Timber Street Wigston

Incident Number: 10019

Incident Type: Dish washer on fire in kitchen

Initial Emergency Call Received: 23:27

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Wigston and 1 pump from Southern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 00:40

Damage: Moderate fire damage to kitchen, severe smoke damage to remainder of house

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault on dish washer

Initial Information: Occupier reported dishwasher on fire

Updated Incident Information: Dish washer on fire in terraced property kitchen area. 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus used to extinguish the fire.
Machine removed from kitchen, fire is out. 23:45hrs

Public Statement Issued:


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