Time Incident Posted: 03:30

Incident Date: 01/02/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: A6 Northbound Rothley to Mountsorrel

Incident Number: 3230

Incident Type: RTC Car on Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 02:37

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 x appliance from Birstall Fire Station and 1 x appliance from Western Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Initial calls received to reports of a fire seen at the side of the carriageway. Police arrived on scene confirming this was a car involved in fire on its side.

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival incident confirmed as an RTC involving 1 vehicle, on its side having left the carriageway, fully involved in fire well alight. 2 Breathing Apparatus and 2 Hose Reel Jets in use. Police have closed the road.
Fire was extinguished by Fire Service and it was confirmed there were no casualties trapped inside, 100m radius search was carried out on the surrounding area to check for any casualties that may have been thrown from the vehicle.

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