M62 car fire between J11 Birchwood and J12 Eccles

Date/Time:
22/01/2016 - 09:06

Address:
M62 between J11 Birchwood and J12 Eccles

Attendance:
One fire engine from Birchwood and one from Warrington

Details

Fire and rescue crews were called to a vehicle fire eastbound on the M62 between J11 Birchwood and J12 Eccles interchange. The crew used a hose reel to extinguish the flames and fended off the traffic with a fire engine, for the safety of the firefighters, while the incident was dealt with.

The fire is believed to have started with a fault in the engine compartment.




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Last updated: Friday 22 January 2016

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Car after the fire had been extinguished
Car fire on M62
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