Time Incident Posted: 11:29

Incident Date: 15/08/2019

Incident Location: Incident Location: M69 eastbound between jct 2 and jct 3, just prior to m1 junction

Incident Number: 12976

Incident Type: Van fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 09:54

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Southern station, 1 from Hinckley station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: 40% to internal area of van

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: One van involved in fire on hard shoulder, fire believed to be at rear of van, 2 breathing apparatus working in the open and one hose reel jet in use

Updated Incident Information: 10:24 - Fire now extinguished, Breathing apparatus withdrawn, equipment within the van was involved in fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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