M6 closed after chemical fire on lorry trailer


 

A lorry fire on the M6 involving a trailer carrying a large amount of chemicals led to a temporary closure of the motorway and five miles of congestion. West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) said it was alerted to a fire involving a lorry trailer on the M6 between junctions five and six at 11.15pm on 9 August. Fire crews arrived within five minutes and initially four fire engines and 20 fire fighters attended the scene. A WMFS spokesman said: “A […]