Time Incident Posted: 19:00

Incident Date: 12/02/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 eastbound between J13 and J14

Incident Number: 2096

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:46

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Coalville and 1 pump from Castle Donington

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 19:23

Damage: Car destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a vehicle fire on the A42

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed - 1 car involved in fire, 2 hose reels in use to fight the fire. Highways in attendance and carriageway closed.
STOP message : Damping down of area, incident being handed over to the Highways Agency.

Public Statement Issued:


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