Time Incident Posted: 09:43

Incident Date: 08/11/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Ringers Spinney, Oadby

Incident Number: 16362

Incident Type: House fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:11

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Wigston, 1 from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 5% to kitchen by heat, 50% to house by smoke

Believed Cause: Accidental due to candle

Initial Information: Fire in kitchen of domestic property, two breathing apparatus, one hosereel jet and one covering jet used. Positive pressure ventilation fan also used to ventilate property.

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished and breathing apparatus withdrawn. Tortoise at property was rescued by the owner.

Public Statement Issued:


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