M6 van fire causes Junction 31 to 31A delays

Posted on - 5th January, 2016 - 8:57am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Preston News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport

A van fire has caused some slow-moving traffic on the M6 during the Tuesday morning rush hour.


The engine compartment of a van caught fire between Junctions 31 (Tickled Trout) and 31A (Fulwood/Longridge) around 8.23am on Tuesday.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service put out the blaze on the hard shoulder of the northbound carriageway and used a thermal imaging camera.

No one was injured by the fire.

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