Time Incident Posted: 22:29

Incident Date: 18/06/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 southbound jct 11 slip road

Incident Number: 8227

Incident Type: Lorry fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 21:36

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Ashby station, 1 from Coalville station, 1 from Burton on Trent station, water carrier from Loughborough station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 90% severe by fire to trailer of lorry.

Believed Cause: Accidental due to overheated brakes.

Initial Information: Heavy goods vehicle trailer well alight, 4 breathing apparatus, 2 hosereel jets in use. Build up of traffic on A42 southbound from Jct 12 due to incident, Highways agency dealing with traffic issues.

Updated Incident Information: Fire extinguished and trailer damped down. Vehicle loaded onto recovery vehicle and removed.

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