Time Incident Posted: 14:54

Incident Date: 04/09/2021

Incident Location: M1 Northbound Junction 19 to Junction 20

Incident Number: 13439

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle Multi Lane P2

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:05

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 fire appliances from Lutterworth Station and 1 fire appliance from Rugby Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to a saloon car on fire on the hard shoulder near to the off slip for Junction 20.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival, crews confirming the car is well alight. Hose Reel Jet in use to extinguish the fire and damping down taking place with respirators. Lane 1 of the motorway closed for safety.
Vehicle recovery taking place by Recovery Company.

Public Statement Issued:


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