Time Incident Posted: 09:50

Incident Date: 13/04/2022

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 westbound Junction 14 - 13

Incident Number: 55136

Incident Type: Lorry fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:10

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Coalville, 1 from Tamworth and the water carrier from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: multiple calls received to a lorry involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: 1 x articulated lorry trailer fully involved in fire. cab of the lorry removed from the trailer. A42 westbound lanes closed. large smoke plume visible
2 breathing apparatus, 2 hose reel jets, 1 ladder and 1 water carried in use. A42 eastbound carriageway still live. No casualties. Fire service and Highways in attendance

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