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Fire crew called to a blaze on the M5, Gloucester motorway

By Maryam_Qaiser  |  Posted: April 11, 2014

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FIRE crew were called to a lorry which was on fire on the M5 motorway, between junction 11 and 12 in the early hours of the morning.

Appliances from both Gloucester fire stations and one from Cheltenham East fire station were mobilised with a total of 15 fire-fighters to deal with the incident at 3.40am.

Crews located the lorry fire on the southbound carriageway approximately half a mile north of Junction 12.

The initial message from the incident confirmed that the trailer of the lorry was well alight.

Fire-fighters remained on scene for over an hour and used on hose reel and two breathing apparatus.

Nobody was hurt and the cause of the fire was not suspicious, however the trailer was severely damaged as a result.

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