Minibus fire on the M53

Date/Time:
17/07/2019 - 10:37

Address:
M53 junction 9 to 10 southbound

Attendance:
One fire engine from Ellesmere Port and one from Chester

Details
Fire crews were called to a minibus fire on the M53 southbound between junction 9 and 10. All the passengers were accounted for on arrival of the crews and the minibus was well alight. Crews closed the motorway and firefighters, two wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire. The motorway has partially reopened but one lane remains closed whilst arrangements are made to pick up the passengers.

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Last updated: Wednesday 17 July 2019