Time Incident Posted: 15:35

Incident Date: 18/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 South between junctions 21 and 20

Incident Number: 13126

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:20

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Southern and Lutterworth stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 14:58


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Call received from the owner of the vehicle stating that it was on fire.
Car is a red Citroen

Updated Incident Information: 1 car well alight on the hard shoulder. 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet with water in use.
Police and Highways requested for scene safety and traffic control

Public Statement Issued:


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