Time Incident Posted: 14:24

Incident Date: 21/02/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 South J22 to J21A

Incident Number: 2539

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Western 1 from Southern and 1 from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Station Manager

Time Incident Closed: Stop Message received at 14:31

Damage: 50% by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Call received to a car fire on the M1 South bound between J22 to J21A. Car well alight situated on hard shoulder, 2 Breathing Apparatus and 1 Hose Reel jet in use, Police and Highways are in attendance for Traffic Management

Updated Incident Information: 14:31 Fire has now been extinguished and all breathing apparatus has been withdrawn. Damping down is in progress.

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