22nd November 2017

Lorry fire on M5 Northbound between Junctions 25 and 24

Two fire appliances from Taunton and one from Bridgwater were sent to a report of a lorry with one of its trailer wheels on fire on the M5 Northbound between Junctions 25 Blackbrook and Junction 24 Huntworth at 11:33 this morning (Friday).

On arrival crews confirmed that the articulated lorry had one of its off side wheels smoking on the trailer unit.

Lane one was coned off while fire crews used 1 hose reel jet to cool the wheel hub, tyre and braking system.

The Highways Agency and police also attended.