Time Incident Posted: 16:15

Incident Date: 28/08/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 Northbound between Jct 11 to Jct 12

Incident Number: 13083

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Coalville and 1 fire engine from Ashby

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 17:00

Damage: Car destroyed by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental - fault in engine compartment

Initial Information: Several calls reporting a vehicle on fire

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car heavily involved in fire, 2 hose reels and 2 breathing apparatus wearers extinguishing the fire

Public Statement Issued:


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