Time Incident Posted: 20:35

Incident Date: 11/09/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 northbound between Jct 21 and Jct 21A

Incident Number: 13515

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:26

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Southern and 1 fire engine from Western

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a car fire on the motorway between Jct 21 and Jct 21A

Updated Incident Information: Car fire on the hard shoulder, no casualties.
Volkswagen Polo car involved in fire, 1 hose reel jet and 2 fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus fighting the fire.

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