Crews attend HGV fire on M5

M5 Northbound, Junction 14

Crews from Avonmouth and Southmead fire stations were mobilised to reports of a HGV fire on the M5.

On arrival, firefighters found the trailer unit of an articulated lorry on fire.

Crews used one breathing apparatus for safety and two high pressure hose reels to extinguish the fire.

Crews also used a thermal image camera to check for hotspots.

Police crews and Highways England were also in attendance and the Junction 14 slip road was closed.