Address: M6 Motorway, Jct 30 with M61
Incident Number: 1808000066
Preston and Bamber Bridge firefighters were called to reports of a road traffic collision on the M6 motorway near the junction between the M6 and M61. The incident reportedly involved three vehicles and when firefighters arrived at the scene they found that two of the three cars involved were well alight, however there were no persons trapped. Crews extinguished the fire using three breathing apparatus and two hose reels with foam. A thermal imaging camera was also in use to assess the vehicles damaged by the fire and ensure the fire was properly extinguished. Firefighters were in attendance approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.