Time Incident Posted: 23:23

Incident Date: 14/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Rowlatts Hill Road, Leicester

Incident Number: 13953

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:27

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Appliances from Eastern Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Incident Commander

Time Incident Closed: 23:15

Damage: 100 percent to window and external damage to ground and first floor flats by fire

Believed Cause: Believed Deliberate ignition

Initial Information: Call received to fire outside flats. Crews confirmed Sofa and quantity of rubbish fully involved in fire outside the property, fire had broken the window and smoke has entered the flats, residents had evacuated prior to the arrival of the fire service and no residents were injured. One hose reel jet and one short extension ladder used. Fire now extinguished damping down and removal of debris taking place. Building was vented naturally.

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