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Incident - Lorry Fire

Date: 08/09/2017
Time: 11:33
Location: M5 North Bound between Junction 25 Blackbrook and Junction 24 Huntworth
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two fire appliances from Taunton and one from Bridgwater were sent to a report of a lorry with one of its trailer wheels on fire at the above location.

On arrival crews confirmed that the articulated lorry had one of its off side wheels smoking on the trailer unit. Lane one was coned off while fire crews used 1 hose reel jet to cool the wheel hub, tyre and braking system. Highways Agency and Police also attended.


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