Time Incident Posted: 17:23

Incident Date: 16/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Junction 21 northbound on slip

Incident Number: 18654

Incident Type: Car fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:58

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Southern and 1 pump from western fire stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: Severe fire damage to car

Believed Cause: Mechanical breakdown

Initial Information: Multiple calls received reporting a vehicle fire on the M1 motorway between Junction 21 and 21A northbound

Updated Incident Information: On arrival the incident commander confirms a car involved in fire, well alight.
1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus in use.
STOP message at 17:23hrs - 1 hose reel still in use damping down, breathing apparatus withdrawn.

Public Statement Issued:


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