Time Incident Posted: 13:59

Incident Date: 15/11/2018

Incident Location: Highgate Road, Sileby

Incident Number: 16736

Incident Type: Kitchen Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:04

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Birstall and one appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14.00

Damage: 50% damaged to kitchen and light smoke damage to rest of property

Believed Cause: Electrical fault from dishwasher

Initial Information: Call received reporting Kitchen Fire. On arrival found to be one dishwasher involved in fire in kitchen of semi-detached bungalow. Two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and one covering jet were used. Fire was extinguished and salvage work took place.

Updated Incident Information: Home Fire Safety Check carried out the property.

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