M55 partially shut while firefighters tackle vehicle blaze

The M55 was partially closed while firefighters tackle a vehicle on fire.

Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 10:38 am
Updated Sunday, 3rd March 2019, 12:32 pm
Firefighters tackling the blaze on the M55

The motorway was closed westbound while firefighters tackled a VW Passat which was on fire on the hard shoulder between junctions 3 at Kirkham and junction 4 for Blackpool.

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The westbound carriageway was closed for around an hour while firefighters extinguished the blaze and Highways England officers cleared up the scene.

The road is now fully reopened.