Vehicle Fire on M6 Northbound

Date: 24/10/2021

Time: 09:43:00

Address: M6 Northbound, between J31 and J31A

Incident Number: 2110008230

At 09:43 on 24th October, three fire engines from Preston and Bamber Bridge attended a vehicle fire on the M6 Northbound motorway, between J31 and J31A. The incident involved a single vehicle on the hard shoulder. Firefighters extinguished the fire using one hose reel and one breathing apparatus. One casualty received first aid from crews before being conveyed to a place of safety by a highways traffic officer. Firefighters were in attendance for thirty minutes.