Time Incident Posted: 15:09

Incident Date: 24/10/2016

Incident Location: M69 Westbound J2 - J1

Incident Number: 15705

Incident Type: Car Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 10:41

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 appliance from Western & Hinckley

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 11:30

Damage: 10% by fire, 60% smoke to vehicle

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical fault

Initial Information: 11:03 1 car involved in fire, 2 breathing apparatus 1 hose reel in use, hard shoulder & lane 1 of motorway closed by fire service

11:10 STOP message Car fire now extinguished , breathing apparatus withdrawn, making vehicle safe.

11:22 Fire crews left scene, lane 1 now re-opened, incident left with Highways

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