Time Incident Posted: 18:15

Incident Date: 25/02/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: A46 Southbound A6006 to B676 at Six Hills

Incident Number: 2694

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 18:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall and 1 x appliance from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received reporting car fire well alight on A46 near golf course

Updated Incident Information: 18:26 - Informative message - Vauxhall Zafira fully involved in fire, 1 Hose Reel Jet and 2 Breathing Apparatus in use, A46 South bound closed, Police requested for traffic management.
18:32 - Stop Message - Fire is now being extinguished and cutting away to make safe, Police have put a full closure on Southbound carriageway.
18:46 - Further Informative - Outside lane of A46 now re-opened, Fire Service damping down

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