Overheated wheel bearing causes M1 lorry blaze

Firefighters from Chesterfield and Alfreton were called out to attend a lorry fire on the M1 on Sunday.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 5:07 pm
Updated Sunday, 6th March 2016, 5:11 pm
Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue

The incident happened shortly after noon between junctions 29 and 28 and was started by an overheated wheel bearing.

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The crews used one hose to extinguish the fire and then escorted the lorry to a safe place in the nearest service station.

The incident was declared closed at 12.46pm.