Time Incident Posted: 14:55

Incident Date: 22/08/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Motorway Southbound J21 - J20, Just prior to J20

Incident Number: 12592

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle Multi Lane P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Southern Station, 1 x appliance from Lutterworth Stattion

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 100% by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental - Mechanical breakdown

Initial Information: Several Calls received to reports of a White BMW involved in fire on the motorway.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as car involved in fire, 1 hose reel jet used to extinguish vehicle.

Public Statement Issued:


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