Lorry ablaze on M6 in Lancashire

The lorry on fire, Picture: Highways England Copyright: other At around 9.20pm on Saturday night, four fire engines from Fulwood, Preston and Penwortham attended a heavy goods vehicle on fire on the M6 southbound at junction 32 near Broughton.

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Firefighters equipped with breathing apparatus used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. The sliproad from the M55 was closed for a time, as was a lane of the M6 while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The HGV was later removed from the scene.

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