Emergency services rush to lorry with ‘overheated brakes’ on M1

Fire crews rushed to the M1 after receiving reports of a lorry on fire.

Friday, 27th December 2019, 1:04 pm

At around 12:10pm today (December 27), crews from Stockhill and Long Eaton attended reports of a lorry on fire on the southbound carriageway of the M1, close to Junction 25.

The incident turned out to be overheated breaks, which were cooled by a hose reel jet.

The incient has been left in the hands of Highways England, and traffic is building as the scene is cleared.

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