FIRST MESSAGE FROM ATTENDING CREWS CONFIRMED FIRE LOCATED IN CENTRE OF ENGINE CARRIAGE, 4BA, 1 HOSEREEL AND EXTINGUISHERS BEING GOT TO WORK, TRAIN ENGINEERS ON SCENE AND TRAIN HAS BEEN EVACUATED, AMBULANCE AND POLICE IN ATTENDANCE, RAIL OFFICER IN ATTENDANCE, 2 TRAIN LINES HAVE BEEN REOPENED TO ALLOW RAIL TRAFFIC TO FLOW.
Updated Incident Information: TRAIN ENGINEERS HAVE INSPECTED CARRIAGE, MAJOR FAULT WITHIN CARRIAGE. PLATFORM TO REOPEN SHORTLY, ALL LINES AT STATION REMAIN UNDER CAUTION.
STOP - ONE SMALL FIRE IN ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAUSED BY MAJOR ENGINE FAILURE, INCIDENT HANDOVER OVER TO EAST MIDLANDS TRAIN ENGINEERS WHO WILL ARRANGE RECOVERY OF CARRIAGE.
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