Van fire on M56 westbound

01/10/2015 - 14:00

M56 westbound between junctions 14 and 15, near Hapsford

One fire engine from Widnes and one from Ellesmere Port

Firefighters have been tackling a van fire on the hard shoulder of the M56 westbound between junctions 14 and 15 near Hapsford. The crew, one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus, used a hose reel jet to put out the flames and then damped the vehicle down. Police closed lane one as the blaze was being tackled.

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Last updated: Thursday 01 October 2015