At 0655 hours on the 30th May 2018, Warwickshire Fire Control received calls to a car fire between Junctions 3 and 3A on the M42. A fire engine from Henley Fire Station and one from Redditch were mobilised. Once in attendance it was confirmed that this was one private motor vehicle on the hard shoulder well alight. Firefighters extinguished the fire using 2 breathing apparatus, hose reel jet and foam. Highways also had to close the motorway.