Car in flames southbound on M6 motorway

Firefighters rushed to put out a car fire on the M6 motorway.

Sunday, 13th October 2019, 1:56 pm
Car in flames southbound on M6 motorway

The vehicle was in flames on the hard shoulder southbound near junction 30 for Bamber Bridge and 31 for Preston.

Wearing masks, firefighters, who were called to the scene today at around 9.50am, extinguished the fire.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

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“They were in attendance approximately 30 minutes.”

According to Highways England a closure on the M6 northbound J31 for Samlesbury and Preston exit slip road has now been removed.