Taxi fire on motorway

20/07/2014 - 13:08

M56 East, Junction 11 to Junction 10

One fire engine from Stockton Heath and one from Runcorn

One hose reel was used by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus to extinguish a fire involving a taxi on the hard shoulder of the M56. The car was well alight on arrival of the crews and lane one of the motorway was closed while it was put out. The blaze was caused by an engine fault.

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