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Lorry fire caused by overheated brakes on M5

Worcester Editorial 29th Mar, 2016 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

FIRE crews were called to a lorry fire near Worcester this morning (Tuesday).

At 6.37am today, the fire involved a heavy goods vehicle carrying flour with overheated brakes on the northbound carriageway between junctions 8 and 7 of the M5, south of Worcester.

Appliances from Upton, Worcester and Gloucester Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene.

The brakes were cooled down using a hose reel jet.



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