Time Incident Posted: 10:40

Incident Date: 20/10/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: Flat, Peacock Lane Leicester

Incident Number: 15497

Incident Type: Flat Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:16hrs

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Central and 1 pump from Eastern

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 12:50

Damage: Severe smoke to bedsit, severe fire to bed.

Believed Cause: Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Fire in flat on 2nd floor of 3 storey residential building
2 breathing apparatus, 1 hose reel and positive ventilation fan used to fight the fire.
All persons are safe.
Stop message 10:55 - Fire now extinguished. Equipment is being made up, Fire investigation taking place.
Police requested as believed deliberate ignition

Updated Incident Information: Fire confined to room of origin.
Smoke alarm system operated and alerted the occupants to the fire, premises evacuated safely in accordance with their procedures

Public Statement Issued:


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