Van Fire, M40 Motorway Junction 16 – 15

Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service fire control received the first of twelve emergency calls at 18:48 on Sunday 16th December reporting a van fire on the hard shoulder of the M40 motorway travelling southbound between Junctions 16 and 15. Two fire engines, one from Henley-in-Arden and one from Coleshill were mobilised. Firefighters extinguished a fire in the engine compartment of the van using breathing apparatus and a hose reel.