HGV fire on M56

04/09/2014 - 22:38

M56, Junction 11.

Two fire engines from Warrington and one from Frodsham

Firefighters were called to a report of a HGV lorry on fire on the M56 westbound between junction 11 and 12. The crews found the vehicle on the exit sliproad at junction 11 and used one hose reel to cool the overheated brake drum. They also cooled the wheels and used a thermal imaging camera to check for any hotspots before leaving the incident with the police.

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