Address: M61, Near Junction8, Chorley
Incident Number: 2008002595
Firefighters from Chorley and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire involving a vehicle on the M61 near to junction 8, Chorley. The car was well alight on the hard shoulder of the motorway when crews arrived and it was extinguished using breathing apparatus and a hose reel. Crews fenced off lane one around the vehicle and used a ventilation unit to make the scene safe and were assisted by Police and Highways England. Crews were in attendance approximately one hour and ten minutes.