Vehicle fire on the M6 motorway southbound

Date: 15/12/2020

Time: 13:30:00

Address: M6 Motorway, Southbound

Incident Number: 2012003899

One fire crew from Lancaster and one from Morecambe were called to a fire involving a HGV on the M6 motorway. The fire was on the southbound carriageway near to junction 34. The trailer of the lorry was well alight when firefighters arrived. Crews extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and a hose reel. Highways England closed the first lane of the motorway to assist fire crews tackling the fire. A thermal imaging camera was also in use to check for signs of fire spread. Firefighters were in attendance around one hour and forty minutes.