fire causes delays on M5 near Burnham-On-Sea
lorry blaze on the M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea caused delays
for passing motorists on Saturday.
Fire crews were called to the vehicle on the M5 northbound near
junction 22 at Burnham shortly after 1.30pm.
fire appliances from Burnham were sent to a report of a trailer
on fire and crews confirmed a small fire was found in a rear axle
of articulated lorry," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
used a hose reel to extinguish the fire. One lane of the motorway
was temporarily closed during the incident.