Time Incident Posted: 20:10

Incident Date: 28/09/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: A46 Offslip onto A607 Cossington Turn

Incident Number: 14209

Incident Type: Van Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:59

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

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Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Several calls received to reports of Van involved in fire

Updated Incident Information: Upon arrival - incident confirmed as one van fully involved in fire, 2 x refrigeration cylinders had exploded in rear of van prior to arrival of Fire Service. 1 HR and 2 BA used. Police requested for traffic control.

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