Time Incident Posted: 03:35

Incident Date: 10/06/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: Windsor Avenue, Groby

Incident Number: 9202

Incident Type: Property Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 03:01

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Western, 1 x appliance from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial call received to reports of a plant pot involved fire affecting the porch of the property.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident was confirmed as a fire at property which had now ignited gas main of property. Urgent attendance of Cadent gas was requested. Also attendance of Red Cross Emergency Response to assist with welfare of family.
1 hose reel jet laid out but fire currently being left to burn.
04:28 - Fire Service still on scene damping down surrounding area and protecting property, awaiting final members of Cadent gas dig team in order to isolate gas and extinguish fire. Red Cross emergency response on scene providing welfare to family of property affected. Adjoining properties checked for gas levels and fire spread.

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