Time Incident Posted: 18:50

Incident Date: 08/09/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: A6 Northbound Near Quorn

Incident Number: 13636

Incident Type: Coach fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:33

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Loughborough and 1 pump from Birstall

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call from coach driver reporting a smell of burning on the coach

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed crews inspecting vehicle using thermal Image Camera, 1 hose reel jet in use to cool vehicle.
38 coach passengers safe and awaiting collection by another coach.
Police in attendance

Public Statement Issued:


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