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Firefighters tackle M6 lorry fire

Two fire engines from Carlisle West and Longtown fire stations attended an articulated lorry fire on the M6 between J44 and J45.

Fire crews were called at 7:13am today, Wednesday 15 May.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters used one hosereel jet and compressed air foam to extinguish the fire.

“Firefighters were on scene for approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.”

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