Time Incident Posted: 13:54

Incident Date: 27/11/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 West between junction 13 and junction 12

Incident Number: 17312

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:19

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

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:10

Damage: Severe fire damage to the car

Believed Cause: Accidental - Fault in engine compartment

Initial Information: Calls received to a vehicle fire on the A42 West bound. Car is on the hard shoulder.

Updated Incident Information: 1 lane of the A42 has been closed by the Highways Agency.
2 breathing apparatus and 1 high pressure hose reel in use.

Public Statement Issued:


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