Time Incident Posted: 15:00

Incident Date: 23/10/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 jct 23 roundabout near Ashby Road East Shepshed

Incident Number: 15995

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 14:19

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine and tactical response vehicle from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 15:30

Damage: Mini bus suffered severe fire damage

Believed Cause: Accidental - Electrical/mechanical fault

Initial Information: multiple calls received to a vehicle on fire on the roundabout at M1 Jct 23

Updated Incident Information: 1 Renault Master mini bus on fire, 2 firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and using 1 hose reel to extinguish the fire.
Recovery for vehicle on scene.

Public Statement Issued:


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