Car fire on Motorway

M5 Motorway between Avonmouth and Cribbs Causeway

Multiple calls were received to report a car on fire on the hard shoulder of the M5 Motorway.

When crews arrived they found the vehicle well alight. Two lanes of the Motorway were closed during the incident.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high pressure hose reel to extinguish the fire which is believed to have started accidentally.

Two crews attended from Avon Fire Station.