Time Incident Posted: 23:04

Incident Date: 12/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Harris Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 13838

Incident Type: Small animal rescue

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:30

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: One appliance from Western fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 23:00


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: A call was taken from the occupier stating that her kitten had entered a hole left by workmen and was now trapped beneath the floorboards of her bathroom.

On arrival, crews confirmed that a 3 month old kitten was trapped between the floorboards of the ground floor and first floor and crews were attempting to ascertain the kitten's exact location using a thermal imagining camera.

Updated Incident Information: 23:00 Kitten was released from under floorboards and appears to be in good health. Crews are making up equipment and making bathroom safe.

Public Statement Issued:


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