Time Incident Posted: 17:30

Incident Date: 16/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Northbound J20 to J21

Incident Number: 8674

Incident Type: Fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 16:15

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 Appliance from Central and 1 Appliance from Southern 1 Station Manager

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 16:50

Damage: 80% by fire

Believed Cause: Accidental

Initial Information: Multiply calls received to a car fire on the motorway northbound between junction 20 and junction 21.
Highways confirmed car well alight between J20 and J21, Highways closed 2 lanes on the motorway.
Informative message - 1 car involved in fire on the hard shoulder 2 breathing apparatus and 1 hose reel jet in use.
Stop message - Fire has been extinguished, crews are damping down with hose reel jet. crews still wearing breathing apparatus.

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