Time Incident Posted: 14:35

Incident Date: 15/04/2018

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 North J20 to J21

Incident Number: 5088

Incident Type: Vehicle Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:06

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: one appliance from Southern Station and one appliance from Lutterworth Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident: Crew Manager

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: several calls received to a Vehicle fire on Motorway
crews attended and confirmed vehicle was well alight in hard shoulder.
Fire exteinguished using one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus working in the open.
one lane of carriageway was closed.

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