Lorry fire leads to closure of Woodhead Pass

The Woodhead Pass is closed this morning because of a serious lorry fire.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 10:09 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 12:03 pm
Firefighters dealt with a blaze on the Woodhead Pass this morning

The blaze broke out between the Flouch roundabout and Dunford Bridge in the early hours of this morning, Monday, November 5.

Highways England said the lorry was carrying wood chippings.

The blaze is out but the carriageway needs to be inspected before the road can re-open.

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A lorry went up in flames on the Woodhead Pass this morning
A lorry caught fire on the Woodhead Pass this morning