Time Incident Posted: 13:27

Incident Date: 29/11/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 southbound between junctions 23 and 22

Incident Number: 18036

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 13:22

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 from Loughborough, 1 from Coalville

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:


Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Calls received to reports of a fire involving the tyre of a low loader lorry. Lorry located on hardshoulder.

Updated Incident Information: Stop message: 13:37 - small fire on exhaust of lorry, caused by hot oil from blown turbo. 1 hose reel jet used for cooling.

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