Time Incident Posted: 16:25

Incident Date: 09/07/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 South Jct 21A to Jct 21

Incident Number: 11273

Incident Type: RTC and vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 15:52

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: Appliances from Western, Southern and Birstall stations

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Watch Manager

Time Incident Closed: 16:26


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: 2 vehicles involved in a road traffic collision with one vehicle involved in fire.
All occupants are out of the vehicle and on the hard shoulder.

Updated Incident Information: 2 breathing apparatus and 1 HR jet in use. Spreaders also in use to access the vehicle bonnet.
Ambulance not required.

The car fire has now been extinguished and breathing apparatus withdrawn. The incident has now been handed over to the police who are attempting to remove the vehicle from the carriageway.

Public Statement Issued:


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