Car fire on the M6

30/07/2021 - 09:29

M6 southbound junctions 19 to 18.

Two fire engines attended from Middlewich and Lymm.

At 9.30 firefighters were called to reports of a car fire on the M6 southbound between junctions 19 to 18.

On arrival the crews found a saloon car which was well alight on the hard shoulder.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire and dampen down, they also used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots. 

The crews were in attendance at the incident for around 40 minutes.

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Last updated: Friday 30 July 2021