Report of smoke coming from car on the M56

18/09/2020 - 13:32

M56 westbound, between junctions 12 and 14

One fire engine attended from Runcorn


At around 1.30pm firefighters were called to reports of smoke coming from an occupied vehicle on the hard shoulder of the M56 westbound, between junctions 12 and 14.

On arrival the crew discovered that no-one was in the car and there were no signs of fire.

Firefighters made sure that the car was safe.

The reports of smoke are believed to have related to fumes from the exhaust.

Firefighters also moved the car to a safe place.

They were in attendance for more than half-an-hour.

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