Emergency services rush to lorry with ‘overheated brakes’ on M1
Fire crews rushed to the M1 after receiving reports of a lorry on fire.
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.