Time Incident Posted: 11:40

Incident Date: 26/07/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: lanesborough Court Loughborough

Incident Number: 11600

Incident Type: Dwelling fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: fire engines from Loughborough, Birstall and Castle Donington

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 12;43

Damage: Severe fire damage to the flat and smoke damage

Believed Cause: Accidental - Due to a phone charger

Initial Information: Call from passerby reporting smoke coming from the building

Updated Incident Information: Call initially treated as persons reported
On arrival smoke issuing from 1st floor window, crews gaining access.
Bedroom fire in flat on first floor. Building measures 30m x 20m of 3 storeys. 4BA and 2 Hose reels used to extinguish the fire
All persons are accounted for.
Gas and electrics isolated.

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