Large vehicle fire near Knutsford

14/05/2019 - 16:09

M6 junction 19

Three fire engines attended from Powey Lane, Warrington and Greater Manchester.


Large vehicle fire near KnutsfordAt around 4.10pm firefighters were called to reports of a vehicle fire on the exit slip road of the M6 junction 19, near Knutsford.

The fire involved a HGV trailer containing cereal which was well alight and causing a large plume of thick black smoke across the motorway.

Two firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire. They then assisted with the removal of the cereal from the vehicle.

A full closure was put in place on the slip road while the crews dealt with the incident.

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