Lorry Fire – Junction 4 to 3 M42

Warwickshire Fire Control received a 999 call to a lorry fire between junctions 4 to 3 on the  M42 on the 15th January 2017 at 0624 hours.  Two fire engines from Redditch were mobilised and the Water Carrier from Coleshill. Once in attendance it was confirmed that this was a heavy goods vehicle on the hard shoulder with its brake drum on fire.  Firefighters used a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.