Coach wheel on fire on M6 near J16

19/02/2016 - 18:25

M6 southbound, Junctions 17 to 16

One fire engine from Holmes Chapel, one from Crewe and the rapid response vehicle from Sandbach

The rear wheel of a coach on the hard shoulder of the M6 was on fire.  Firefighters, four wearing breathing apparatus, used dry powder extinguishers to put out the fire. Lanes one and two of the M6 southbound were closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.

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Last updated: Friday 19 February 2016