Time Incident Posted: 21:25

Incident Date: 29/07/2019

Incident Location: A42 Eastbound

Incident Number: 12217

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Ashby & Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 80% to engine compartment

Believed Cause: Mechanical fault

Initial Information: Peugeot 307 involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel. Both lanes of A42 closed.
STOP confirmed fire extinguished all equipment made up.
Police, Highways and Ambulance in attendance.
Ambulance assessing occupants of vehicle for smoke inhalation

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