Time Incident Posted: 17:15

Incident Date: 24/07/2020

Incident Location: Incident Location: Junction 21 approach Braunstone

Incident Number: 11296

Incident Type: Bales of hay on fire on lorry trailer

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Western and 1 fire engine from Central

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls reporting a lorry trailer containing 1 tonne of hay bales

Updated Incident Information: Bales of hay on fire on trailer, 1 hose reel, 1 misting lance and fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames
STOP message received @ 18:01 confirmed fire extinguished & breathing apparatus withdrawn
Fire crews turning over and damping down
Highways & Police in attendance reviewing recovery of vehicle

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