Car fire on M62

05/08/2021 - 10:21

M62 westbound between junction 10 to junction 9

Two fire engines attended - one from Warrington and one from Birchwood


Firefighters attended to a car well alight on the M62 westbound carriageway between junction 10 to junction nine.

Wearing one breathing apparatus, a hose reel was used to put out the flames.

A thermal imaging camera checked the Fiat Punto's temperature and crews continued to damp down.

The fire is believed to have been caused by overheating in engine compartment.

Highways England are arranging recovery of the vehicle.

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Last updated: Thursday 05 August 2021