Tanker Fire

M54/A5 Westbound
Jct 7 to Preston Island

Station ground: Wellington

Thursday, 28 November, 2019 00:19

At 00:19 on Thursday, 28 November, 2019, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting a fire classified as Tanker Fire.

6 fire appliances including the Environmental Protection Unit and the Foam Pod were mobilised from Shrewsbury, Tweedale and Wellington.

Crews used the following equipment to tackle the fire:

  • Breathing Apparatus (BA)
  • Hosereel jet

Also at the scene of the incident were: the Highways Agency and the Police.

This incident involved overheating brakes on a fuel tanker.

The stop message was received at Thu, 11/28/2019 - 01:51

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