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. 

Traffic is building in the area

Traffic is building in the area