Time Incident Posted: 22:32

Incident Date: 03/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: Townsend Close, Leicester

Incident Number: 1615

Incident Type: Domestic Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 22:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Two appliances from Eastern Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: A call was received reporting a tumble dryer on fire with a property on Townsend Close.

On arrival, fire crews confirmed that one tumble dryer was well alight in the rear of the property with two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet in use.

Updated Incident Information: The fire has now been extinguished and the property is being ventilated using a positive pressure ventilation fan.

Public Statement Issued:


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