Time Incident Posted: 13:45

Incident Date: 23/05/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 North between junctions 20 AND 21

Incident Number: 8942

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Lutterworth Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 11:11

Damage: 40% by fire and 70% by smoke

Believed Cause: Mechanical

Initial Information: Calls received to a Mini on fire on the M1.

Updated Incident Information: 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet used to extinguish the fire.
Lane 1 closed for safety and the Highways agency were also in attendance.

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