FIREFIGHTERS tackled two car fires on the M6 at Warrington over night.
The first incident took place on M6 northbound, between junctions 19 and 20 near Lymm, when firefighters were informed of a fire involving a car on the hard shoulder of the M6 northbound, between junctions 19 and 20.
Three fire engines attended, one from Knutsford, one from Lymm and one from Stockton Heath
The fire, which is believed to have been caused by an oil leak in the vehicle’s engine compartment, was out on arrival.
Firefighters made the car safe before leaving the incident in the hands of the police and Highways England.
The second incident took place at 02:52 on the M6 northbound, between junctions 22 and 21A
Two fire engines attended, one from Warrington and one from Birchwood. The fire involved a small vehicle on the hard shoulder of the M6 northbound.It was a small engine fire.
Highways England fended off the hard shoulder and the first lane of the motorway and firefighters extinguished the fire with a hose reel jet.
Firefighters were in attendance for around 20 minutes.