Time Incident Posted: 00:54

Incident Date: 15/03/2020

Incident Location: Kedleston road Leicester

Incident Number: 5753

Incident Type: House Fire persons reported

Initial Emergency Call Received: 00:17

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 Fire appliances from Lancaster road fire station, 1 Fire appliance from Hastings road fire station and 1 tactical response vehicle from Billesdon fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 01:40

Damage: fire damage to bathroom items and heavy smoke logging to first floor of property

Believed Cause: accidental

Initial Information:

Updated Incident Information: 999 call received from Occupier of the property after being woken by her smoke alarm to smoke inside the property. Fire survival guidance was given by the fire service call taker whilst first responders were on route to the address.
On arrival, Firefighters forced entry to property and rescued 1 female.
4 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using hose reel jets entered the heavily smoke logged property to locate and extinguish the fire.
01:00 hours the fire was confirmed to be extinguished and all persons accounted for, ventilation of property and fire investigation now underway.
Occupant was assessed by East Midlands Ambulance service for smoke inhalation.

Public Statement Issued: Working smoke alarms save lives, please test yours today.


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