Time Incident Posted: 09:40

Incident Date: 21/03/2023

Incident Location: Incident Location: A46 Southbound between Six Hills and Seagrave

Incident Number: 54222

Incident Type: Fire Electric Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Western Station and Melton Station, Water Carrier from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to an electric vehicle fully involved in fire following a single car road traffic collision with a tree on the A46 Southbound.

Updated Incident Information: Message from crews at scene, 1 vehicle fully involved in fire, 1 casualty out of vehicle and being treated by East Midlands Ambulance Service. Fire extinguished by firefighters in breathing apparatus using 2 hose-reel jets.

Public Statement Issued:


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