Time Incident Posted: 08:56

Incident Date: 24/10/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound just prior to junction 21A

Incident Number: 15957

Incident Type: Van fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 08:13

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from southern fire station and 1 from western fire station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: stop message received at 08:29

Damage: battery and cardboard boxes within the van damaged. No fire damage to the van itself.

Believed Cause: Accidental : Intruder alarm battery points touched

Initial Information: multiple calls received to a van fire located on the hard shoulder

Updated Incident Information: Fire in rear of transit van.
Extinguished before arrival of the fire service
Inspection only
Incident left with owner of the vehicle.

Public Statement Issued:


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