Vehicle fire on M65

Date: 04/10/2018

Time: 12:08:00

Address: M65

Incident Number: 1810001146

At 12:08 three fire engines from Nelson and Colne attended a report of a vehicle fire on the M65 Eastbound junction 11/12. This was a fire involving a haulage goods vehicle with a trailer containing compressed sawdust. Fire crews gained entry to the trailer using hydraulic equipment and a dewalt saw and extinguished the fire using foam and one hose reel. Fire crews were in attendance for approximately one hour and twenty minutes.