Time Incident Posted: 15:00

Incident Date: 31/03/2022

Incident Location: A42 east between junction 11 and 12

Incident Number: 54478

Incident Type: Fire Vehicle

Initial Emergency Call Received: 12:53

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 appliances: one from Coalville and one from Swadlincote

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 13:41

Damage: 100% to car and 20% to trailer by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental, fault in engine bay

Initial Information: Several calls received from passers by to car involved in fire.

Updated Incident Information: Vehicle and trailer well alight when crews arrived. Fire extinguished using 4 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reel jets.

Public Statement Issued:


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