Time Incident Posted: 21:26

Incident Date: 06/08/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: M69, JCT 2 Westbound

Incident Number: 11321

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:02

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Meridian (Southern) Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 60% fire damage to vehicle. 5sqm of grassland destroyed

Believed Cause: Electrical fault

Initial Information: 1 vehicle well alight on the hard shoulder. Several calls received. Fire service in attendance and dealing along with Highways.
2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel. Grassland also involved in fire near hard shoulder of motorway

Updated Incident Information: STOP - Fire extinguished, breathing apparatus withdrawn. Equipment being made up

Public Statement Issued:


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