Car Fire, M69 motorway southbound – three fire engines attended

Several emergency calls were received into the Warwickshire Fire Control reporting a car fire on the M69 southbound carriageway near to the Hinckley turn off at 08.50 hours this morning, Friday 27th.  Crews from Nuneaton, Atherstone with assistance from Hinckley attended and extinguished the fire which had also spread to the grass verge and a field fence.  The crews contained the fire to stop the spread into a neighbouring farmers field and were at the scene for forty minutes.