Time Incident Posted: 20:45

Incident Date: 05/07/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Junction 21 to Junction 20 Southbound

Incident Number: 9859

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:11

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Southern and 1 pump from Lutterworth

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Multiple calls to a car fire on the motorway

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car on hard shoulder, well alight. 1 hose reel and 2 Breathing Apparatus
STOP message 20:48hrs - Car fire extinguished. Damping down area in progress

Public Statement Issued:


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