Time Incident Posted: 15:50

Incident Date: 14/10/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 southbound between J23A and Jct 23

Incident Number: 15562

Incident Type: LGV Lorry fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Fire engines from Castle Donington, Shepshed and Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Slight fire damage to rear of tractor unit

Believed Cause: Accidental -

Initial Information: Multiple calls received to a HGV lorry on fire on the M1 Southbound

Updated Incident Information: Fire involving HGV Tractor Unit, 1 hose reel used to extinguish the fire
M1 Southbound closed between Jct 23A and Jct 23.

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