Vehicle Fire on M6 Northbound

Date: 25/09/2018

Time: 17:40:00

Address: M6 Motorway, Jnct 35

Incident Number: 1809008416

Firefighters from Carnforth were called to a vehicle on the M6 motorway alongside colleagues from Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service. The fire involved a vehicle on the hard shoulder which was well alight when crews arrived at the scene, near junction 35. The fire was extinguished using one hose reel. The motorway was temporarily closed due to the smoke on the carriageway and firefighters were in attendance approximately 20 minutes. The motorway was reopened by 18:10hrs.