Vehicle fire on M61

Date: 28/01/2021

Time: 04:16:00

Address: M61

Incident Number: 2101008146

At 04:16 two fire engines from Chorley and one from Horwich attended a large vehicle fire on the M61 SB between junction 8 and size. A lorry on the hard shoulder was well alight and firefighters used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and an environmental grab pack to extinguish the fire. One casualty was assessed by firefighters. Crews were at the scene for just over an hour.