Time Incident Posted: 19:00

Incident Date: 03/06/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: A42 Jct 13 Ashby to Jct 14

Incident Number: 9087

Incident Type: RTV Large Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 17:34

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Ashby, and Castle Donington stations and the water carrier from Loughborough station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed: 18:39


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received to a large vehicle on fire.

Updated Incident Information: 1 tractor unit fully involved in fire. 4 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets were used to extinguish the fire.
Both of the Eastbound lanes were closed.
Police and Highways were also in attendance.
Incident was handed over to highways for recovery of the vehicle.

Public Statement Issued:


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